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Unread 04-13-2009, 07:57 PM   #1
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Does the temp gauge sometimes go bad?

It's stuck on cold and raises just a tad.I did replace the sensor and still the same...

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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:17 PM   #2
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Pull your gauge cluster and clean the ribbon cable at the connector.
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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:20 PM   #3
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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:32 PM   #5
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what sensor did you replace , the one onthe back of cyl head is for the gauge
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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:37 PM   #6
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what sensor did you replace , the one onthe back of cyl head is for the gauge
is there more than 1 sensor?
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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:41 PM   #7
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on my 95 with a 2.5 there is one on thermostat housing and the one on the cyl head ,,, the one on thermostat is called temp sensor the one in cyl head is called temp switch,,the switch controls the gauge
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is there more than 1 sensor?
Yes, there is another on the left side of the block, about in the middle, it isn't for the gauge. (on 4.2 engine. The 4.0 has 2 as well, but I have no idea where the other one is).
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Unread 04-13-2009, 08:51 PM   #9
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well,now I'm confused-will look for the one on the back tomorrow....
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