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Interior Thermostat Malfuntioning

The temperatur reading for my heater and a/c is digital with the automatic feature. It no longer read an accurate degrees. Please advise what the cause/solution may be and also, does that effect the operations of the heater?

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Your problem isn't a thermostat. Your problem is a temprature sensor that I think is mounted in the section of the dash you are looking for. Call your local dealership parts department and it is probably gonna be a dealer part replacement anyway. I f you have found this helpful, please post as such. If you plan on taking it to your dealer, please post this as a fixya. TY

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