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Old 02-05-2013, 09:54 AM   #1
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Temp Gauge Stays Cold

My temp gauge won't go anywhere near normal operating temperature. I replaced the thermostat and the temp sensor but it still stays cold. I highly doubt my engine is running as cold as it says. I even drove from Waukesha to Milwaukee, ran up the rpms a few times and this is what it looked like when I got there(pic included). What else could be wrong?

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Old 02-05-2013, 10:01 AM   #2
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The gauge itself
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Have you checked the hoses to see if they're heating up?
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No. I'll try that
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Probably have a faulty guage. My buddies constantly said he was over heating so he was paranoid but we ended up flicking it and it changed to cold haha so check the guage first
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Alright. Thanks for the tips
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Does the heat work inside the car?? If so the engine gets to temp so has to be the gauge. Find yourself a temp gun and check hose temps while idling should give u a answer to the issue. Your up north and I knows its cold up there so your answer is there. No ice inside car while driving
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Does the gauge move at all? It looks like its slightly above cold.
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You can also do the simple gauge test with trip button and the key to see if its the gauge
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Yes the car heats up fine. And the gauge moved slightly. Although yesterday when I drove to work which is a 10 min drive, it almost up to normal operating temp
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