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Normally my Z's temperature gauge reads about 1/4 to 1/3. For the past year or so, it has tended to get up to 1/2 (straight up) on hot days. Is it a problem for the car to run at that higher temp for extended periods of time?

Could the thermostat be causing this? The radiator is a new two-core unit, and the coolant is fresh.
 

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my car's temp guage has always stayed right in the middle. I thought thats where its supposed to be.
 

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If 1/2 is the proper operating temperature, shouldn't the car usually reach that temperature? Perhaps my thermostat isn't closing.
 

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couldnt hurt to check.
 

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My gauge is always slightly below middle, and i live in freaking alabama :p

I also need to run radiator cleaner cause when i changed coolant last time i drained like 20 gallons of water through first and continued getting brown color :/
 
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