temp stuck on the wrong side

Discussion in 'Gauge Marks' started by cordero51, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. cordero51

    cordero51 New Member

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    yeah i just noticed that the temp guage needle has flipped to the other side past 260 and is stuck thier does anyone have any suggestion on how i go about fixing this?
     

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  2. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

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    Check the wire to your sending unit. That looks like a dead short going to ground. I'll bet either the wire got pinched or chaffed.
     
  3. dale68z

    dale68z Veteran Member

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    If it is still stuck with the key off. Try using a magnet to "drag" the needle back into place. I did it once on a customers car, it works!
     
  4. cordero51

    cordero51 New Member

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    yup the wire to the sending unit somehow got discconected so i just rehooked it up agian. thanks so much
     

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