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Temp gauge off charts

2003 chevy cavalier. the temp gauge has gone past its top position and is now interfering with the speedometer. can i fix this? I have the same problem with my 2005 chev.cavalier.My temp. gage is way pass the red zone pointing straight down to the bottom of the gage. I have already replaced the air temp.sensor and also the engine temp. sensor.I have also replaced the thermastat. But, my temp. gage still has not moved.Can anyone please tell me what I need to do to fix this problem.

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  • nknep Dec 28, 2008

    My temp gauge, as well as the spedometer, tachometer, and fuel gauge, are messed up. I think it may be some short in the gauge cluster. I'm looking to replace the whole thing myself, but I don't know how to get the dashboard off. My auto is a 2003 chevy cavalier.

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    it is the custer needs to be fix


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Are you mistaking the engine temp sensor for the engine temp sending unit? The temp sensor is for the fuel injection system and the temp sending unit is for the gauge. If you asked for a sensor thats what they sold you. You need to ask for a sending unit.

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