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Temp guage does not work 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 LTD

All the other gauges in the cluster work fine, but the temp guage is not working; it just doesn't register anything. I asked a shop around here and they said that I'd have to have all the guages replaced in order to fix this issue and it would cost me over $500. Is this accurate?

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  • charlesm219 Jan 27, 2009

    Thaks for the help, but sorry, the extent of my auto fixing knowledge stops with changing a flat or the oil;)

    Are there manuals that would tell me how to do this?



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Have you had the temp sending unit tested or replace?

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  • Mark Egan Jan 27, 2009


    Go to a local library, usually a larger library, one that is known as a repository library, and look into the Factory Service Manual (not Chiltons, or Motors or Haynes). These are the manuals used by the techs at the dealerships, produced by the manufacturer. They have troubleshooting charts, guides, pictures, etc, to help you work on your vehicle.



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