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Temp guage keeps pegging out to high side.....

1996 Mustang, 3.8L, auto, temp guage keeps pegging out to high side of guage. Have replaced radiator, thermostat, temp sensor, thermostat housing, flushed system, replaced instrument cluster.......NO HELP!!!!! car about to become artificial reef in nearest lake. Please advise. Thanks

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LOL, dont add to the environmental mess just yet!

have you replaced the sending unit for the gauge? its located usually in the intake manifold somewhere, or on one of the cylinder heads.

If thats not the problem, you may have a wire grounding out behind the dash.

my best advice is to try an aftermarket monitoring gauge with fresh wiring to the sending unit or sensor to check for this problem... hope this helps!

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Listen u need to replace the water pump! if u have under drive pullys u need a high performance water pump wich a regular or high performance which u want one that is still pully driven dont get the all elictrial unless ur going a 1/4 mile at a time. go to jegs.com also burp ur system had the same problem not now

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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