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Temperture My temperture thing, which lets me know what the temperature is outside, is not working in my 2002 Toyota Camry. What can I do?

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  • cmarrero75 Nov 12, 2008

    It's on the dashboard next to the time and all it is reading is, "--" That is what it looks like.

  • cmarrero75 Nov 12, 2008

    I did check it and it looks to be cut or damaged. Can this be fixed?

  • cmarrero75 Nov 12, 2008

    No it doesn't read at all.

  • cmarrero75 Nov 12, 2008

    I will try that. Thanks so much for your help. Now I know who to go to when I have a problem.

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Go out to the car, and look behind the grille, in front of the radiator. You will see a small black plastic thing with a wire connector & wiring. Look to see if it is damaged, or the wires are loose/cut/damaged. This is the temperature sensor. "--" indicates that the sensor has failed, or is not transmitting any information..

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Does it read at all, or not? Is the temp shown incorrect? Please advise.

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If the wires are cut, they can be repaired. Skin back the insulation, match the coulors to each other, solder it, and tape it back up. I hope that I provided you with a good solution; the graciousness of a "FixYa" rating would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Toyota Ed Nov 12, 2008

    You repaired the wires and it does not read?

  • Toyota Ed Nov 12, 2008

    You are very welcome. That is what we here at FixYa are all about. Helping people like yourself.

    The graciousness of a FixYa rating would be most appreciated.

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