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Temperature gauge not working 2005 chevrolet impala

On a trip i noticed that my temperature gauge was stuck down on the left side of my insturment panel and it wont move.

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    i have the same or similar problem with my 2005 chevy impala i noticed today that when i came home from the store my temp needle was still at the half way mark and when i cut the car off it was still there when i restared the car the needle went to the hottest level 260 i again cut the car off and the needle then went pass the 260 mark and is sitting in the blank area pass 260 i just had an oil change at firestone last week and they didnt notice any thing wrong i am really worried and really dont have any money to try and get something fixed could some one help or come up with a solution please.

  • fatimar Jan 08, 2009


    PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!

  • Joy R Feb 01, 2009

    I bought a 05 impala from a used car dealer & the first day I freaked out because I thought the engine was overheating, but when I checked under the trunk everything was fine. I was afraid to drive it though. So I was glad to find that the problem is just a faulty gauge connection & not something more serious.

  • sunxq63114 Mar 04, 2009

    I have the same problem. It seemed the temperature gauge are not replacement. I don't know how it is working. I just turn on and off the sometimes the ignition, making the temperature gauge to get replacement. Maybe the problem is going to come back after somedays. Anyway the engine is working well.

  • cudnoski Mar 12, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 02 Impala. I replace the thermstatic. When I start the car in the morning, The gauge goes to hot until heat comes out. I am not losing any antifreeze. Whats wrong??

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    Gauge says car is overheating, took it to chevy, they could not get it to overheat. Finally told me gauge is not working properly. They need to take off dashboard and try to trace problem, they think it may be a faulty wire, and want to charge 100.00 per hour to try and figure it out, no guarantee that they will. I don't have that kind of money.

  • dratcat13 Mar 29, 2009

    my temp guage has been acting real stupid about a year already. I always just click the key on and off really fast about 15 to 30 times and watch the guage gradually go back to normal. I'm tired of it so I'm gonna try the stepper motor dealio. thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Outside temperature gauge inaccurate


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There is a temperature sensor likely to be on your radiator. Make sure the connection is plugged in. Sometimes un-plugging and plugging it back will correct the issue. If not, you'll have to have some check if the sensor is faultly or if the electric wire is fault. You can check your fuse box. I don't think it's a fuse because other things on your instrument cluster would also not work.

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For those of you short on cash..... I have repaired my guages myself. heres how

you have faulty stepper motors in your instrument panel clusters. 03-06 gm vehicles subject to this problem. gm wont take responsibility for this and if you are not under warrenty its about 500 outta ur pocket for them to fix. unless u click my link!

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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I believe the problem is in the temperature gauge. but replacing the gauge is not easy! I have to make do the faulty temperature gauge.

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I had the same problem and I got it fixed by going to It cost $235 for EVERYTHING. I just need to get the electrical system fixed. I'll start by replacing the fuses, and hopefully that alone should do it!

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My 2005 Chevy Impala Temperature Gage is acting up it want read someone please help!!

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