Normal temp range for Prius C?

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  1. strategy400

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    What is the engine coolant temp normal range? I was driving up a mountain pass in 1-5 mph traffic and the temp went up to 205F ish. I suspect this is normal upper limit. The ICE was kicking in and out and revving between 1-2K. Just bought this 2015 Prius C a month ago its got 98K on it. At what point should the temp cause concern (I'd like to set an alarm).
     
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    Let me further ask, does inverter temp affect ICE coolant temp? Are the radiators integrated?
     
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    Another OCD, paranoid Prius owner. Seriously.
    There is a built-in warning light for that.
    With most engines it is set at 220 F or higher.

    Stop obsessing over your engine temperature and just DRIVE the damn thing.

    What other normally unseen parameters are you going to want to monitor ??
    :rolleyes:
     
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    You are good.
     
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    How are you seeing the coolant temperature?
     
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    I have torque app monitoring the ect.
     
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    Is there a way to block someone on this forum? This person seems to have an issue with negativity.
     
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    Click the username in the left column to bring up the user actions panel, then hit the ignore button.

    Instructions probably not valid for phone layout; you're on your own there.
     
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    And some people can't seem to "handle the truth".

    And label anyone who doesn't agree exactly with their view of life as "negative" like any differing opinion is a bad thing.
    It is NOT.

    If you actually listen to people who have a different view of the world than you do, you might accidentally learn something every so often.
     
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    Seriously tho,

    @sam spade 2 is correct (and a good guy here)

    gotta love the enjoyment some time. :cry:

    The Prius C is so great, it doesnt need a temp gauge. (actually any prius)

    Actually just nice to see someone worrying about something other than the bug going around.

    I use a scan gauge and see my temp. I look at it all the time, but mainly to see what the temp
    is to know when to stay in EV or etc when coming up to a downhill or whatever.

    Enjoy your c, and dont be afraid to ask any questions, or receive any helpful or non helpful replies.
    Not many c owners here...and sammy is one of them lol :eek:
     
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    Interesting
     
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