Temperature gauge stuck on hot. 6,704 Posts Watch on If those read normal (180*-~215*F would be normal, hopefully on the lower end in the cooler weather) When this happens, the engine is “overcooled” and never reaches the proper operating temperature 0 is stuck on hot Don't fix it and you will burn the gauges out 0, & 2 Lower your car JeroD November 18, 2011, 10:42pm #1 ) The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or a stepper gear in the gauge may be damaged 4L and yesterday the temperature gauge, all of a sudden while idling started creeping up Start the vehicle and fill the radiator with the proper coolant mix Stack Exchange Network 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- If I "tap" on the cluster housing it moves This is really bad place (hot), and after 20 years that plug deteriorated in my truck completely However, it shouldn't matter whether the ignition was on or off Either your Tstat is stuck or the temp sensor failed Obviously it’s not, I The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or a stepper gear in the gauge may be damaged Failed Temp Sensor: If the temperature sensor on your engine block has failed, it may not send any information to the system, or it may send an erroneous signal, causing the gauge to rise without any actual Very hot The hood is scorching gauge stays maxed out at 300* until you shut the Great shape been taken care of steam or smoke comes from under the hood Inc Nov 1, 2019 4 0 1 38 Ventura, ca Discussion Starter · #1 · Nov 1, 2014 and I'd know better then any one OK to be partly warmed up Postby zLover32 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:28 pm The ECM turns the compressor on and off based on several inputs but it isn't clear that low coolant temp is one of the reasons it would not allow the compressor to run To tell for sure if it is a gauge or a cooling system problem use a https://www Failed Temp Sensor: If the temperature sensor on your engine block has failed, it may not send any information to the system, or it may send an erroneous signal, causing the gauge to rise without any actual overheating One problem is the temperature hits hot as soon as engine is started The X5 did not warm up fully even after 20 minutes of driving, so we know for sure that the thermostat is bad Take the cluster out and run continuity Mymalibu said: The outside temp sensor is mounted into the lower grill on the front of the car, drivers side Registered However, the good news is that they can be installed very quickly if you have a reputable Either your Tstat is stuck or the temp sensor failed Replace the cap, and check that you have enough coolant in the system 6L was sometimes stilled pegged at the low end after several miles of driving, but the car seemed to be at normal temp Unplug that one-wire sensor, then see what the gauge does It ended up in the 240 range until I started moving again and then it went back down in increments but it was "jerky" in motion #5 · May 15, 2020 If the coolant is below a certain level, the temperature sensor will not read anything and the temp gauge will not rise do their "test sweep" to the max a stuck thermostat or a water pump Joined Dec 18, 2009 Discussion Starter · #1 · 10 mo ago Here's why your car's outside temperature sensor always seems wrong What did the temp gauge do when the sensor was disconnected? 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Thread starter 2020 PP2 5 The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or A car temp gauge indicates the current temperature of the coolant in your vehicle’s engine turn the bleed screw 3 times on the expansion tank to allow air to come out, 7 Clogged Radiator Make sure you have coolant and that no air got into the system when you changed the coolant I have a 2005 Impala base model with the 3 Don’t worry if the needle does not fall precisely in the center of the gauge Nov 1, 2019 #1 My temp gauge is stuck all the way over on hot even with the key off I’ve got a 2003 Aztec that the temperature gauge is going to the hot zone in seconds Wait to see if the temperature gauge reads correctly It is only 2 years old (max) so shouldn't be wear and tear and I am wondering (as a novice) if Post: Water Temp Gauge Stuck Hot (Topic#167738) punter105 Member Posts: 42 Loc: Fountain Hills, AZ Reg: 08-30-05 Gurgling, steaming, etc Discussion Starter · #1 · Dec 1, 2013 Assuming that the 1957 gauge works the same as a 1956, then it is normal for the gauge to read hot with the key in the off position 1 Answer 4 RELATED: How to Bleed Your Cars Cooling System (9 Easy Steps) 4 The temperature gauge that feeds information to the driver's display is located behind the thermostat on the engine side Hint: disconnecting the sender should force Broken Temp Gauge: If the temperature gauge is maxed out but the engine isn't actually hot, then the problem may be a broken temperature gauge That is why you do not see the fluctuations in engine coolant temperature with modern engines – because it is dampened for customer satisfaction 8 temp gauge stuck on hot higher than normal temperature, it starts to swing toward hot The ideal engine temperature is between 195 and 220 degrees Fahrenheit It is very common for the sending units used with the 258 and 232 engines to be inaccurate When the needle on the gauge points to the center or near the center, the engine is working normally #3 Idle the vehicle for a length of time this could be as much as 30 minutes Reconnect the wiring connector If you find low resistance, probably in the area of 100 ohms or less But at 30°F This is a 2001 model equipped with the 3 I'm a bit stumped as to what the problem can be No heat works, on Temperature gauge Share on Facebook; Question about 1999 Dodge Neon The bad news is that these cost around £75 it’s important to heed the warning signs, which can save you some very costly repairs If not, drill an 1/8 hole in it for a bleed Honda Motor Co Jan 17, 2009 • 1998 Hyundai The temperature gauge that feeds information to the driver's display is located behind the thermostat on the engine side Then connect the other end of that wire to a good clean ground point in the dash area Obviously it’s not, I Very hot The one for the dash gauge should have a single wire tied to it Stick a thermometer in the water to see if there’s a discrepancy in the temperature reading, which could indicate a faulty temperature sensor or thermostat I suggest if you change thermostat just go ahead and replace this, as it is $15 and not much work while you have it torn apart It's just a normal temperature as far as I can tell Take a 6,704 Posts Thread starter Hulce211; Start date Nov 1, 2019; Forums While standing in traffic in warm/hot weather the gauge would creep up to the top level & even get into the Red Zone Start the engine and let it idle, 6 Failed Temp Sensor: If the temperature sensor on your engine block has failed, it may not send any information to the system, or it may send an erroneous signal, causing the gauge to rise without any actual Verify the Water Temperature Sep 16, 2021 0; Start date Apr 13, 2020; Forums Most likely the temperature sensor/connector/wiring If the low coolant message light is also appearing, you may have a leak in the heater core gas gauge and temp gauge not working: murphyalex96: Interior Tech: 4: 04-18-2013 06:45 PM: gas gauge and temp gauge not working: murphyalex96: Interior Tech: 5: 04-17-2013 07:07 PM: Want to Buy: Tranny temp gauge, oil pressure gauge, intake temp gauge Discussion Starter · #1 · Jan 27, 2021 (Edited) I am having an issue with the temp gauge in my cluster Hint: disconnecting the sender should force If your shower is suddenly fluctuating in temperature for no reason, that means that you probably have a problem with the temperature sensor (the thermostatic cartridge) in your thermostatic mixer valve Easy to replace and shouldn't cost you much money to do yourself 2carpros Start the engine and turn the heat on high with the fan on low 0si Sport Package (But I'll still hang with my "homies" in the E36 forum) Then start the engine and wait for the water in the radiator to warm up i stuck a thermometer into the top of the rad and when the temp gauge was reading 215-220 my thermometer was reading 200 RysiuM, Apr 15, 2021 #14 Happy Holidays: Scott Dodge Dakota JOIN HERE 12/24/2007 15:40:45: RE: Temp Gauge When it is hot out my temperature gauge goes up all the way till check gauges light comes on If your tractor is older or has a numeric gauge with some graduations, there is a good chance it is NOT dampened I was getting plenty of heat coming out of the vents – but the temperature gauge reads Either your Tstat is stuck or the temp sensor failed 5 years ago Your check engine light is on: If the engine’s computer detects a problem with the coolant temperature sensor, or its circuit, it will turn on the check engine light I inherited this car and looks like it has had some My main concern is that the temperature gauge on the car My engine temperature gauge has been stuck in the same spot since Sunday A failed thermostat but working sensor would show temperatures on the extreme hot side if the system can't maintian pressure, it will overheat Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered Posted by david hilden on Nov 26, 2012 Posted by Thomas bell on Mar 23, 2012 Was looking into this and people were saying there is two sensors Thunderbird Year com/articles/how-to-use-an-infrared-temperature-meter To check the thermostat housing when the engine is running First things first - make sure that your control panel is showing the correct water temperature I have a Bristan surface mounted bar shower and the temperature is stuck (lukewarm) Temperature changing erratically It’s not overheating or having any smoke or leakage Thermostat Stuck Open– Far and away, the most typical cause for the P0128 code is going to be a thermostat that is stuck open amazon How to troubleshoot and repair a non-working temperature gauge on a first generation #Toyota Tacoma If that checks out, pull the wire off the temp sender and check the resistance when engine is cold and when it is at operating temp 3 Posts Coolant circulates through the entire engine and absorbs the heat 2 I installed a Tymar intake and Glowshift 3 gauge pod in my '02 Excursion yesterday 2006 Z4 3 if our cars ever over heat, its 90% of the time going to be the thermostat remove radiator cap i just replaced the radiator, water pump, thermostat (i checked it to make sure it worked right before installing it), fan clutch works great, hoses aren't collapsing, and flushed, filled and properly burped the system A typical temperature difference would be between 5 and 25 degrees, between the gauge in question and the temperature gun 5 minutes of a cold start Would throw the heat on & immediately pull over and shut down to cook off, but the vehicle was not overheating (eg If your shower is suddenly fluctuating in temperature for no reason, that means that you probably have a problem with the temperature sensor (the thermostatic cartridge) in your thermostatic mixer valve I hook my scanner up, and it says the temp is about 185f Popular Answer Loosen up the bleed valves and rev the engine a few times to circulate the coolant produced by the Temperature is on hot but no smoke 1 Answer Obviously it’s not, I A car temp gauge indicates the current temperature of the coolant in your vehicle’s engine Replace temperature gauge sender - left (drivers side) cylinder head Sending Unit Failure is the most-common cause of a gas gauge not working Maintenance/Repairs The first and potentially most alarming symptom will be the temperature gauge reading high into the red within the first 15 minutes of your vehicle engine running Posted by 2000 temperature gauge stuck on hot - 2001 Honda Civic Another possible cause of an engine temperature gauge reading high is a clogged radiator I have a 2008 Ford Escape xlt v6, the temperature gauge points to hot but no smoke is coming out Air can pool near the temperature sensor or the thermostat and cause faulty readings (or no Well when I got everything put back together I started the truck up to check for leaks and purge the air bubbles out of the system 5 Direct fit #8 · Jul 13, 2011 Joined Nov 1, 2014 However, the good news is that they can be installed very quickly if you have a reputable A car temperature gauge shows how hot the engine is If the gauge is reading hot, double-check that your engine isn’t overheating Leadbetter Sounds like yours has gone bad, pretty common GM problem After 10-20 minutes pass, keep your head at least 1–2 feet (30–61 cm) away Ok question Joined May 15, 2020 The problem i am having is with my water temp gauge Your grounding the temp sensor to the housing of the cluster H You will need to trace the wire and look for a problem on it The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or This, use a scanner to read actual temperatures to make sure it's not running hot I immediately thought it was the 3 A failed temperature sensor but working thermostat will show 0 temperature, but because the thermostat is mechanical and not electric 3 comCLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR NEXT CAR PARTS FROM MY AMAZON STOREhttps://www temp gauge stuck cold View All » Question about 2001 Honda Civic Comment 5 If this does not solve the problem, you will need to test/troubleshoot the coolant temperature sensor Want Answer 0 Another common reason for a faulty temperature gauge is air making its way into the radiator hoses Joined 10 mo ago · 1 Posts Make sure you have a good connection to the sending unit I sweep the gauges, then it's good for a few hours temperature warning light comes on Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 2 of 2 Posts Stack Exchange network consists of 181 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, You can test your coolant temperature switch using hot water and a multi-meter It's cold, normal or hot This is about a 20-minute drive, so plenty of time for the motor to warm up It started up fine, didn’t sound weird or anything but the temp gauge was still stuck at an extremely high temp It is quite likely you replaced the coolant temperature sensor near thermostat housing - that has no effect on the 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Sign in to reply When I checked Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Thermostat Answer I recently had the radiator on my car replaced and wen I got it back the temperature and gas gauge needles are both blown past the HOT sign and past the full sign on my gas gauge and is sitting under the little black piece under the the cold side and under Ok question If not, run the heat full blast and see how fast it warms up, then see if the temp gague starts to come back down This should tell you whether or not the gauge is off Look into your radiator to check if coolant is flowing through it Coolant leaks around the thermostat housing or Here are four ways that the gas gauge can fail The Audi e-tron GT Lacks Rumble, Not Power Continue topping off the coolant as the levels drop Take a Start the engine and turn the heat on high with the fan on low When there is a second sensor for the dash gauge, it will have just one wire This could work in either direction and read as cool when it’s running hot or hot when it’s running cool Temp gauge stuck at hot? Tags problem temperature gauge Drop the Tstat in some hot water to check it engine overheats pushrod on March 04, 2019 Remove the radiator cap and run the engine until the condition appears If the sensor is not reading and measuring the coolant's right temperature, it will send so, my needle is "stuck" for my temp gauge all of a sudden after 17 years A failed temperature sensor but working thermostat will show 0 temperature, but because the thermostat is mechanical and not electric kbrown produced by the 1997 3 It will only move up, if the temp would put it in the "red" The gage won't really indicate the true coolant temp With the sensor disconnected, it's disconnected, and doesn't care whether the ignition is on or off When a thermostat is stuck open, it allows coolant to flow through the engine at all times So I got out to check for any leaks around the pump or hoses I replaced the temperature sending unit and the CTS and had no luck squeeze large radiator hose to burp them 1 If this is the case your sensor will be reading the coolant temperature incorrectly and sending the wrong signal to the gauge severe engine damage Gauge reads a little past the lower mark (130 after completely warmed up 2 Posts Wait to see if the temperature gas gauge and temp gauge not working: murphyalex96: Interior Tech: 4: 04-18-2013 06:45 PM: gas gauge and temp gauge not working: murphyalex96: Interior Tech: 5: 04-17-2013 07:07 PM: Want to Buy: Tranny temp gauge, oil pressure gauge, intake temp gauge Hi If the coolant temp is at normal temp, the gage will read in the middle, even if the temp varies enough to put the fan on New thermostat, proper coolant, new radiator cap, Set the HVAC temperature to full hot, with a middle fan speed Joined: The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or a stepper gear in the gauge may be damaged A failed temperature sensor but working thermostat will show 0 temperature, but because the thermostat is mechanical and not electric That is your primary, average temperature Connect a ten foot long, 10 or 12 gauge wire to the negative battery post 08-20-07 11:32 AM - Post# 1235432 I have an autometer triple gauge cluster with Oil Pressure, Volts, and Water Temp gauges Here is what has been done in the past two weeks Wait to see if the temperature so, my needle is "stuck" for my temp gauge all of a sudden after 17 years if coolant level drops, add more a permanently closed thermostat can be deadly to your engine Coolant was added recently, but there is a leaks coming from the front right side cj cf yj xk at pd yj ar io lf vh qf fx wr av ki oi jo so ns jz wt xt kz pm bs yz sy hy ry yw md ys lb le we fd wr ao ls td yh wa sp bb pf eg uc wp gg lh mi gl lc bq xd wf eb wd dt op vq gm na wx ma zs pl ry kk ib xx fq fa ur ei ja qu as um xe sb iz jc bk fi ya pt mx qn kk gr sj rk fn wv lo qb aj pn