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The overhead outdoor temperature Gage reads 25-75 degrees below actual temperature I have tried resting the compass and disconnected the battery for fiver minutes. Where is the outside temperature sensor located.

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  • strawberr886 Mar 24, 2009

    mine reads 7-15 degrees warmer

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    How do you replace the black mesh stuff around the windshield. Mine temps go up as high as 104 when it is 40 outside. How do I fix?

  • truck-girl May 20, 2009

    My temp Gage also reads higher than actual temp. Ford dealers I called didn't know where the sensor was or if it could be fixed. There must be an easy way to reset it. I tried unhooking the battery as well as holding the mileage button on the dash, but neither one worked.

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The outdoor temp sensor is just inside the grill when you opent the hood. The part cost around $76 and kind of looks like a electrical plug receptacle. There are little clips holding the old one in that need to be held apart to dislodge it, slip the new one in, and you're done. Took about 5 minutes.

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The sensor for the tempeature gage is the black mesh stuff around the windshield

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