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post #1 of 9 Old 02-19-2002, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
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Red face I Can't find my temp sending unit HELP!!!!

Boy this is tough to admit.. I have looked in my cj book and cant find it. I need to replace my inline 4cy engine temp sender so i can get a readout on my dash, Butt I cant find it! any help would be great! I had the part (bought at a auto store butt they were no help in locating the location. So if ya had the same prob please let me know. I have looked for pics butt can't find any.. Thx


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post #2 of 9 Old 02-19-2002, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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Oh ya and my fuel guage does work and the connections are good so I think it has to be a bad sender unit

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post #3 of 9 Old 02-20-2002, 02:25 PM
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On the I6 its at the back - by the firewall... on the LHS - its a rod thats about an inch high and has a wire coming off it - or in your case MIGHT NOT !

They're cheap to replace but a prick to remove.

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oops - thats on the top of the rocker cover.

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post #5 of 9 Old 02-20-2002, 02:29 PM
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Whats your problem again ???

I had a prob that sounds like your are on the same track with solving as i was ... its the wrong track.

It turned out to be the two wires... one on each the temp unit and the fuel gauge .. just pull em off and start the jip... then reseat them both ... and wiggle about till temp gauge drops to normal... it will work - try it. Bad contact and needs resetting.

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post #6 of 9 Old 02-20-2002, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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Well i tried taking off both the plugs and then turned it on let it run for a min and shut it off and putt back on both butt it dint work.. my temp gage is not stuck on hot its just not working just like my fuel...itys odd because both are pritty new looking....butt thanks for the info do i need to keep them off for a bit or does it reset right away?

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post #7 of 9 Old 02-22-2002, 02:30 PM
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SOUNDS LIKE IT COULD BE A FUSE OR THE GAGES JUST GAVE OUT. WITH THE FUEL CHECK YOUR WIRES OUT REALLY GOOD. I HAD TO TAKE MY TANK OUT OUNCE AND ENDED UP PINCHING ONE OF THE WIRES. AS FOR THE TEMP. SENDING UNIT YOU MIGHT FIND IT ON THE HEAD, DRIVERS SIDE, CLOSE TO THE FIRE WALL.
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post #8 of 9 Old 02-23-2002, 10:54 AM
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will reset right away ... when you replace them - move them round till the needles move... it may be you have a bad contact inside that rubber pluy thingy... as i did... i rolled up a bit of sand paper and poked it in then spun it round and it was sorted...

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post #9 of 9 Old 02-25-2002, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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Well i found my sending unit (after scrubbing the engine clean!!! it was under a bunch of goop!!! The guy woh had this befor me was a slob!!!! Anyway it was towrd the back on the drivers side right by the cover bolts. I replaced it and my gages still wont work.. So im still trying to fix my gages...

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