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Temp guage does not work, fans do not come on

I just had a starter problem so I replaced with a new 'rebuilt' complete starter. My generator belt was beginning to squeel (?) at random times and then it broke.I installed the new starter and had a shop put in two new belts.An odd thing then happened. while at the shop a top hose near the firewall (rear of the engine) sprung a pin hole leak. They changed the hose. I had notice when I drove it that the temp needle is in the rest positon, but the engine is HOT.I tried to see if maybe a fuse was bad(?), but did not see one that pertained to this indivdual guage??? Also, the car started to have the same starter problems. Sometimes it starts right up and other times it just clicks???? I could turn the key 3 or 4 times and it could start up or 8 or 9 (there is no pattern)?????

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With the starter if its new take back to where you have got it from and get them to look at it ,
with the guage check that they have hooked the temp sender plug i think on that model saab its on top of the thermostat housing.
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