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Ambient temp guage problems

Ambient temp guage(outside temp) will not read correctly. The directional (NWES) guage works fine and it is in the same display. what can I check ?? HELP, it can be 80 outside and it reads 38 and ice !!

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  • cdupont7 Aug 12, 2008

    I got my 2000 Impala LS off the showroom floor and have had the same problem for approx 2 years. It seems to happen if the weather is warm more than when it is cool,

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    Change your sensor outside just after the bumper front the price $ 25.00

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The temperature sensor is located in front of the radiator on the passenger side. Replacements cost approx $25.00.

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My temp guage not working it will work then drop down to no temp at all

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