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I have an 80's black max xr2 that runs hot according to the

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I have an 80's black max xr2 that runs hot according to the gauge. At an idle the gauge is in the middle, once up on a plane the gauge is pegged within a minute. High RPms in neutral do not raise the temp at all
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
Have you pulled the engine cover and taken the temps manually with an Infra red temp gun?
What kinds of questions do you have?
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello. It looks like you read my reply and logged off. Was this something you still needed help with?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not done that yet. Just looking for causes of the over heating. Seems like most people question the gauge
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
When was the last time the cooling system was serviced on the engine?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just bought the boat, not sure about maintenance history. Planning on changing out the impeller this week
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Good morning.
Did you want to double check to see if it was overheating and get back to me? I'm still unsure of what kind of help you need from be.
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello, just checking in. Any progress?

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