I have a temperture gauge that is reading almost HOT almost to the red. But when I lift the hood It's running OK and doesn't seam to be hot at all. I think its the sending unit or the gauge what would I check first and How
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1997 Ford Expedition Question: I have a temperture gauge that is reading almost HOT almost to the red.
Answer #1Hyedegha July 16, 2012, 17:58Technician
You could have defective coolant temp sending unit or the computer might be acting up.
Answer #2csubak30 July 17, 2012, 07:01Master
Also, the thermostat may need replaced. It may have froze up in the full open position.
Answer #3serp77 January 06, 2014, 16:29Enthusiast
have you thought about replacing the "thermostate" their are ones that you can purchase for a few dollars that will run cool when its hot