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Engine does not appear to be hot. Gauge says extreme heat

My chevy venture, gauge says it's hot, in fact now the engine warning light has popped on. If you turn van off, gauge does not return to normal temperature. Do I need to replace instrument panel?
Engine is not hot at all

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    it just came on today my heat gauge isent working

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Try replacing your temperature sending switch. That it what tells your gauge or idiot light where to read or light to come on. It may have a short in it. Or a short between the two.

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