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What is the minimum temperature of the engine coolant

required to start the engine? JA...
What is the minimum temperature of the engine coolant required to start the engine?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Cummins generator model GGMA-1337785 serial J130573328
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: What we have found is that the block heaters are cooking off the coolant and they are also burning up frequently. We would like to install a thermo cube to turn the block heater on at 35 degrees and off at 45 degrees but not sure if that is too cold to start reliably.
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That should do it. Thanks
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

you want it to turn on at 40 degree, and off at 45

Also to make this much easier to start , change you oil to Synthetic

then you can go to the 35 /45

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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