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    Hey Mate, A decent quality thermo will help a little especially at low speeds and at idle but when cruising down the highway there is already more than enough airflow going through to cool the radiator and condenser. I also have a turbo setup on mine and the engine runs at an acceptable temp (still running the factory radiator) and aircon works great with no additional help. I would be looking at the cheaper fixes first before splashing out on a thermo install. Check your thermostat, water pump and viscous hub are working properly, flush your radiator, make sure your using the correct coolant, remove anything that blocks airflow from the front like spotties etc. There is also a foam strip at the top and bottom of the radiator that keep the air flowing through the radiator instead of escaping out the gaps. Mine had deteriorated over time and when I replaced it I noticed my average temp dropped by 1-2mm on the gauge. Give some of those a try and see what happens. Better to fix the problem than bypass it.
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    Receive a recall for for 2006 Aurion. Aurion vehicle with 2GR engine use an engine oil cooler assembly to maintain optimal engine oil temperature during all operating conditions. Toyota has received some reports that an engine oil leak or seep may develop from the oil hoses between the oil cooler and the engine. Should you experience a leak or seep from the engine oil cooler pipe, please contact your preferred Toyota dealership for diagnosis and repair. Toyota Dealer will replace the engine oil cooler pipe and hose assembly with an all metal oil cooler pipe, free of charge to you.
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    consider this complete with bezels ready to install... https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Full-Kit-Set-Fog-Light-Spot-Driving-Lamp-Black-For-Toyota-Aurion-GSV50-12-17/142699468390?fits=Year%3A201
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    After weeks of procrastination, reassembly done yesterday morning and engine started, initially at 2000rpm. Running ok but idle was still a bit higher at 1000rpm which I put down to charging of an older battery which I have been reconditioning. Restarted the engine in the afternoon and later noticed a check engine light [CEL]. Error code P0505 had me thinking it was a vacum leak or the throttle body needed a thorough cleaning. After checking for vacum leaks, I replaced the battery and sprayed cleaner into the air intake. No CEL and idle is about 900rpm. Something to keep an eye on and further investigate if the idle does not settle down to a lower level.
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    Hi EGR is a crap system but because of the computer it must work firstly get a vacuum guage check the pump then work your way through the system ,with these things its working your way through the system could be a hose ,electrical ,or even check the o ring at the egr position sensor just gotta check i is it throwing any codes ?




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