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Ignition reset for cluster gages my temp gauge sticks at 180° so at normal temp it shows way high...

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The temp sensor known as the engine coolant temp. sensor tells the computer if the engine is overheating and so forth and tells the injectors how much fuel to give the engine. The temp. sending unit is what controls what your guage reads. It sounds like you need the temp. sending unit. It located near the thermostat housing with a single pole connector.

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SOURCE: 2001 dodge stratus engine temperature gauge spikes occasionally

Look for a loose connection to the temperature sender unit on the motor.
If all connections OK, you may need a new temp sender unit.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 GMC suburban temp guage pegs high, but heater

Sounds like there may be an air pocket in the system.
Try 'burping' the system. If this still doesn't fix the problem, check the temperature of the heater core hoses (in and out) The inlet should be fairly cool, the other should be piping hot. If they're both cold; the heater core has an internal blockage.

Next, replace the thermostat with a winter (180-195 F) derivative.
Bleed the system accordingly, and keep me posted!

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SOURCE: Getting no heat but temp gauge shows engine HOT.

thermostat is sticking

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Possible that there is circuit error or the posistor reading is giving erros to the circuit to trigger the LED. If the guage is correct then there is no cause for alarm but to concur and find the solution. so check using a thermometer and confirm which is right. if so the circuit must be checked.

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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GM vehicles From 2003 to 2006 had insturment cluster problems , the motors that drive the gauges , (Stepper motors ) Plus you need to know the complexity of the electronic's on your vehicle . There is a serial data communication network that the module's share info.on . GM class 2 serial data buss . The temp. sensor is an input to the PCM - engine computer , the PCM sends this info to the insturment cluster over the data network ,the insturment cluster has a microprocessor with logic programmed inside . All it take's is for one module , in your case ,sounds like the insturment cluster having problems an bring down the data network . This can cause all kind of electrical problems . Even not starting . If you know nothing of automotive electronics your best bet , take it to a qualified repair shop. Without the proper diagnostic tools an service repair info. You probably won't be able to do anything to fix it. Need a professional type scan tool to view data .

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Engine temp gauge not reading and ac will not turn on due to engine hot warning, diognostics say its a sensor, need to know which one and can i do it myself?2003 saturn vue


What diognostics say its a sensor ?????? No diagnostic's ever tell's you it's a sensor . You as a technician would need to prove that by testing electrical circuits , viewing coolant temp sensor . Hooking scan tool and trying to command the gauge with by directional control . The temp gauge not showing any temp. ? No movement ? Engine Coolant Temperature Gage Inaccurate or InoperativeStep Action
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Schematic Reference: Instrument Cluster Schematics
1
Did you perform the Instrument Cluster Diagnostic System Check?
Go to Step 2
Go to Diagnostic System Check - Instrument Cluster
2
Install a scan tool.
Turn the ignition ON, with the engine OFF.
With the scan tool, perform the Lamp and Gauge Check in the IPC Special Functions list.
Does the engine coolant temperature gage move up and down when commanded?
Go to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections in Wiring Systems
Go to Step 3
3
Replace the IPC. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
Go to Step 4
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4
Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
System OK
Go to Step 2
Would hate for you to replace the coolant temp sensor an find out that's not the problem ! Does the vehicle start an run good ,trans mission shift good ? If so it's not the coolant temp sensor .
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
The ECM sends coolant temperature as determined by the coolant temperature sensor to the BCM via CAN serial data. The IPC displays the engine coolant temperature with the gage when the BCM sends a class 2 message to the IPC indicating coolant temperature percentage. The engine coolant temperature gage defaults to cold (0°) or below if:
• The ECM detects a malfunction in the engine coolant temperature sensor circuit.
• The IPC detects a loss of class 2 communications with the BCM.
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The instrument panel cluster (IPC) displays the engine oil pressure as determined by the engine control module (ECM). The IPC receives a serial data message from the ECM indicating the engine oil pressure. The engine oil pressure gage defaults to 0 psi (0 kPa) or below if:
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• The IPC detects a loss of serial data communications with the ECM.
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Ok? Do you have a problem with temp gage? Does it work? Are there any applicable trouble codes for the instrument cluster? Some of the national brand auto stores in the US will check codes for free.
With some vehicles, you may be able to get instrument cluster to self-test. Press and hold odometer reset button, turn ignition switch to run, release odometer reset button. Any stored 3-digit code will be displayed in the odometer vf display. The vf display will perform sequential segment test. All indicators, "data controlled" will illuminate. All gages will cycle in 12 or 15 % increments. The cluster internally commands all non-hardwired indicators and gages to operate.
I can only talk in general terms, I don't know if this will work on your particular vehicle?

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#1 If It's a 2000-2006 GM the stepper motor in the cluster may be the problem.
#2 There may be air in your system. Bleed out the air and the Antifreeze flows a lot better.

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