Maybe I am overthinking but is it possible that the Mopar factory installed CAI be the cause of engine running hotter than normal on street driving?
Could the ratio of more air to fuel causing the engine to run lean leading to higher temps?
But if the air/fuel mixture is lean, would some...
The Mopar CAI came with a disposable high flow Mopar filter.
But I am using the standard Mopar paper filter as I live in a windy dusty city surrounded by desert and IMO that is the best filter for our Jeeps filtration-wise. Temps...
I have the factory installed Mopar Cold Air Intake without the hood cut out. Can that be the cause for it running hotter than normal. The wider intake tubes providing more hot air on street driving or when idling to the engine?
Damn, I wish we were in the same town. I am trying to convert mine to soft top and trade my hard top (also have Sunrider for hardtop). Mine is also new - bought on Oct 14 and has 950 miles on it.
And is the exact same color JLUR Xtreme Recon. :)
Ambient temperature is playing a big role. Vegas barely reached 54F high today, and my coolant remained at 195F on a lot of city driving I did today. Oil temp did not go further than 208F.
Unless the dealership did something yesterday but didn't tell me about it. :)