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Yes, I have read the other threads, and no my Jeep has not gone above the 252 ceiling, but still when towing my smallish travel trailer up hills or should I say mountains it nears 235-240 and this is in ALASKA! Were talking 50's and 60 degree temps. Maybe I am little freaked out because my Isuzu Trooper bit the dust when the transmission over heated but that was 70's any way. So my diesel nerd co-woker gave me some advice but any tips or feedback on how to keep it cooler? Of if there is even a problem? I keep imagining me in the lower 48 someday towing and this baby really overheating. I agree with the one poster maybe a bigger radiator.
 

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To my knowledge there isn't an over-sized radiator mad for our JGC. You might get one made from one of the custom radiator shops like Griffin. But, there are other factors to be considered. starting what year is your JGC? Miles on it? aftermarket tune? etc. The temp you quote is it eng. oil temp or coolant temp? We can help more if we had this other data.
 

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To my knowledge there isn't an over-sized radiator mad for our JGC. You might get one made from one of the custom radiator shops like Griffin. But, there are other factors to be considered. starting what year is your JGC? Miles on it? aftermarket tune? etc. The temp you quote is it eng. oil temp or coolant temp? We can help more if we had this other data.
Sure, 2015, it has about 33,000 on it, No after market stuff because of warranty. The temp I am quoting I assume if the coolant temp. The one displayed on the dash menu when you scroll through. Thanks.
 

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The engine temp that shows on your display is eng. oil temp not eng. coolant temp. You will need additional instrumentation to see engine coolant temp. Engine oil temp runs 240-260*F approx. depending upon the load. I have additional instrumentation and coolant temp usually runs 199-203*F. Someone else may have better numbers than me but what you are describing is not out of bounds.
 

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I literally wrote that, went on a trip towing my trailer and then read the small print feeling like an idiot. Thanks for the feedback, that seems to put it in a different light.
 
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