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I have three c32. @ 800 Kw Ampient temp 40 degree, coolant temp rich 94 degree

Running Hrs 3000

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Freezer: temp should be -5 to 6 degrees Fahrenheit. Ideal temp is 0 degrees.

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Hello and welcome to FixYa!

If that's the case, I strongly suggest that you replace the coolant temp sensor. Looks like it's faulty and grounding the circuit. The car's computer can detect it that's why it won't start but once you disconnect it, it will for the coolant sensor is bypassed.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

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