Question about 1999 Ford Taurus
1997 ford escort temp gauge problem pulled the wire off sending unit temp gauge went to cold,so I replaced sending unit with a new one. The temp gauge started to work ok, all of a suddon it goes all the way to hot. Engine is not over heating.
Please state what engine ,diesel endura /petrol or a american big engine as in the europeon scorpio
Posted on Nov 16, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
is the coolant flowing thru the radiator check bottom hose should be same temp as top hose if not could be clouged radiator or week water pump
Posted on Jul 27, 2008
It could be a faulty thermostat. Did it do the same thing before u replaced the t-stat? It sounds like it's sticking closed, then all of a sudden it opens, coolant flows correctly. I'd consider changing it again. Check to make sure parts store is giving u the correct temperature thermostat also. Maybe it's too high for your Ford, delaying the opening.
Posted on Nov 25, 2008
I had a similar problem. In my 1966 Mustang gas tank, the fuel pick-up was on a "float." My float developed a hole, filled with gasoline, and sank to the bottom of the tank, therefore, the gauge always read empty, but the car ran well. All the other gauges of course worked correctly. The repair was a relatively simple soldering job (after removing the float from the tank), but if that is indeed the problem, ensure all the gasoline is drained from the float before beginning the soldering job.
Posted on Dec 05, 2008
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