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AS LONG AS YOU DONT OVERHEAT THE MOTOR. THE TEMP SENSOR IS JUST FOR DUMMIES AND CONVIENCE.
Posted on Nov 17, 2013
Replace coolant temperature sensor or sending unit.
Posted on Nov 17, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Temp gauge
the sender for the gauge is on the cylinder head near the spark plug if you unplug it the gauge should stay all the way cold then ground it out it will go all the way hot if that reads like that replace the coolant sensor
Posted on Oct 13, 2008
SOURCE: Jetta 2003 TDI
My mechanic in our town did a quick computer check. Car computer indicated a low level of antifreeze, he topped it up, cleared all messages off the car computer and said to watch the the heat guage for any further irregularities. I'll keep an eye on it, love the car, great mileage fun to drive.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
SOURCE: 93 jeep wrangler 6 cyl.
Assuming the t-stat is good, I'd look at the wiring next. Make sure the connector is clipped onto the water temp sensor/back of the gauge and that the wiring is not chaffed, etc. If that all looks good, replace the coolant temp sensor...they're $20 or so. If it still does it, the gauge is bad.
Posted on Apr 15, 2009
in the back of the engine , below intake boot , closer to the pass. side of engine.
seats on top of plastic water flange outlet.
very hard to get. 4 wire sensor.
Posted on Apr 16, 2010
SOURCE: 2004 nissaan xterra v6 3.3L
Well , I know $800 is a big bill , but think of it this way , you got a bunch of new stuff on the car. The timing belt replacement alone would cost someone almost $800 to have done by a mechanic , and if it broke and destroyed your engine how much would that have cost. It's always nice to solve the problem on the first try , but at least it is fixed now , and you won't have to worry about any of that other stuff for a long time.
Posted on Dec 15, 2010
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