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98 ford f-150 temp gauge and light problems

98 4.6 temp gauge goes up...chk engine and oil light come on..replaced thermostat,2 temp sensors on top oo intake..heard there is a sensor under intake...ran fine before this....does anyone know a solution to this problem

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  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    i have the same problem with my 1999 6 cylinder f150. you can shut off the engine for about 10 seconds and it will reset itself. also you can fluctuate the throttle and make the needle back down to normal. it is strange. it may be a sensor under the intake?

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    i have the same problem with my 1999 v6 f150. you can turn the engine off for about 10 seconds and the gauge will reset itself. also you can fluctuate the throttle when the needle starts climbing and it will back down to normal. it may be a sensor under the intake. ???

  • LDCornell Sep 14, 2008

    2000 F150 5.4 Temp gauge goes up & the oil light comes on. It only seems to happen at low speed/idle. When I accelerate, the gauge drops down and light goes off. There is also sometimes a hum/whistle sound ... like a flute/recorder ... that sound will sometimes continue for a few seconds after the engine is shut off.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    replacing trans fluid temp sensor 2006 ford f-150

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

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The intake air temperature sensor is located inside the air intake duct which is where the air filter is located pull the rubber tubing off the throttle body and look inside with a light and you will see it

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