outside temp display is stuck on 81 on 2007 Jeep Compass

my 2007 jeep compass outside temp. display has been stuck on 81 degrees for several days and the temp outside is 97 degrees. is there a way to correct this.

by in Dawson Springs, KY on July 07, 2010
2 answers
ANSWER by , July 07, 2010
It is likely a bad sensor. Check with Jeep for a recall and if none, replace the sensor. It is about $15-$35. and unplugs and plugs back in. Located at front of vehicle on radiator support OR front bumper cover. Good Luck! Joe R.
ANSWER by , July 16, 2010
That's bizarre, mine started doing this same thing recently. 81 degrees exactly. 2009 Wrangler Unlimited X