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SPEED/TEMPERATURE SENSOR WORK SPORADICALLY(lowrance X-85)

Hi, I have a lowrance X-85. when I turn it on, the speed and temperature sensor (model ST-TBK) indicate the speed and temperature on screen and all is right. But after fifteen minutes, the sensor does not work well because it indicates the same temperature even if the temperature has changed and the speed indicates 0 mile per hour. Then I turn it off and turn it on afterwards and it still works well for only fifteen minutes and the same problem occurs.
Can you help me please to fix this problem?

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