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If the temperature guage is not working and engine light is on sh

If the temperature guage is not working and the engine light is on should I replace the thermostat?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    if the guage is not working then the thermostat is not the issue, does the heater get hot? at least 160 degree's F?

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    thermostat was stuck open

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Not really because the thermostat may be fine and the light will still be ON. If the guage is NOT working it will trigger check engine light. First you should fix guage, it probably needs a temperature sensor or sensor wire may be broken. Check it out, good luck.

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