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just got mine today
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I got mine in the mail today... And it is pretty cool.. Refreshes pretty fast too
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got mine today, love it, but first thing that happened was the alarm went off for coolant temp @ 258?i dont think thats right
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got mine today, love it, but first thing that happened was the alarm went off for coolant temp @ 258?i dont think thats right
isnt that around where its sposed to be?
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coolant temp should be around 190-200
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Correct. If its reading 238 you have major issues lol. Mine hit 225 in Texas when my fan shroud fell and jammed the fan and it was making TERRIBLE noises
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my moms astro van is usually at like 210
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does this "alarm" beep? im still so confused by the unit lol
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I'd rather just but an apexi and have super fast instant data and be able to get more power rather than just look at the pretty numbers.
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got mine today and ran the factory test and the open/closed loop indicator is closed after running the factory test as soon as i turn the truck off then turn it back on it is like cracked open anyone else have this problem or can someone help me with it?
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it still reads coolant temp at or around 250 in my truck, other than that its awesome. i cleared a friends check engine light today too


only thing is, i wanna put a switch somewhere in the line, but i dunno if its such a bright idea or not, but im already tired of unplugging it to save battery
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I have had mine plugged in for the past week with no battery problems. My coolant temp runs between 190- 197

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I got mine yesterday. It ships from California, so you guys on the west coast should get it pretty quick.
One thing I did notice is that when I plugged it in, it powered right up without the key in the ignition. After it scanned and found all the gauges for my Ranger it worked really well. Updates within a second. When I turned the truck off it took it about 5 seconds for the screen to go black. I still unplugged it though.
Found my O2 sensor was bad (imagine that). Plan on replacing it today and then clear the "check engine" light.
Overall I think it was a good buy.
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ok just got done replacing my O2 sensor. Plugged in the ultra gauge, cleared the check engine light. all is good.
Reading the user manual, I found that even though the screen goes dark with the key off, The unit is still drawing power. So If you don't drive your truck everyday or have battery issues I suggest you unplug it when not in use.
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got mine today and ran the factory test and the open/closed loop indicator is closed after running the factory test as soon as i turn the truck off then turn it back on it is like cracked open anyone else have this problem or can someone help me with it?
I read in the user manual that this will occur when the vehicle is cold. I noticed mine did this as well and then would return to closed loop after a minute or so.

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