1993 Ford Explorer Q&A
1993 Ford Explorer Question: Temperature gauge fluctuating, check engine light staying on
Have just had cylinder heads done, a rebuilt transmission, new thermostat, new radiator and clutch fan put in. When driving, the temperature gauge goes way up and down, last night check engine light came on and is staying on. Garage hooked up an auto scanner and the code was "cylinder balance", the mechanic did not know what this meant and could not tell me why the temperature gauge was fluctuating. He said it was nothing to worry about, but I am. - Nell
You have not been given the right answer. If your check engine light is on, there can certainly be some serious problems, and after such a major service, the car should be running perfectly. The work done has not been completed until your car is running well and the check engine light is off. - matte
could be a bad ground off to the thermost or on engine when they done the head work hope this helps - BRANDON_2
Engine did overheat. Got cylinder heads done, new thermostat, radiator, clutch fan and rebuilt transmission. Also changed one of the sensors. The mechanic's auto scanner showed "cylinder bal"- he...