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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-06-2021, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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engine is getting hot when i tow

I have a 2020 Gladiator Rubicon. I can drive it all day at any speed and the temp is 220 or less. I have a small trailer that I tow under 3000lbs. When I to and hit 65mph the temp starts rising at 70 the temp is as high as 250. The veh has never over heated. I put 5:13 gears in to make towing better and nothing. I have played around with it and the temp seems to be all over the place. It is very sensitive and once it gets hot and I slow back to 60 the temp does not come down.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-07-2021, 10:31 PM
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Do you still have your air dam? You could also add transmission cooler.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-13-2021, 02:26 AM
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Oil cooler might help. Hav this for my wrangler https://www.jeepsareus.com/sku/82212...ml#col-fitment. Also, check your thermostat if it's really working.
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