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Temperature gauge replaced 3 times and temp sensor, but check engine light still on

The car runs great. The temperature does not appear to be over heating - it is right in the middle or just to the left of center. The check engine light did not come on for a couple of days and now it is back on again (the 5th time now and I am tired...). I don't think the water pump is going as I don't hear any unusual noises or anything...the VW shop check it out and thought it was OK. I think it is the Wiring Housing for the temperature gauge.
Is that something I typically need to bring to a VW dealer or can other shops fix this? I just spent $500 to get a piddly little Temp Gauge installed, which I thought was highway robbery.

Any help or recommendations or ideas would be invaluable. Thank you,

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Car is running fine was work fine left work no heat and temp gauge is a little higher than normal

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TRY THE THERMOSTAT ??

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  • MK420VT Nov 17, 2008

    try cleaning both connections if not get a new 1 it shouldnt be $500 thats daylight robbery !!!

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