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1997 Mitsubishi Galant Question: We just replaced the temperature sensor but the temp gauge still shoots up

 

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ryan2000, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Anchorage, AK, December 31, 2012, 02:02
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We just replaced the temperature sensor but the temp gauge still shoots up all the way to red and my engine light stays on since then.

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    December 31, 2012, 03:21
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    STOP DRIVING VEHICLE! Have the car checked for a blown head gasket.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13991 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 31, 2012, 06:23
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    did you repl coolant temp sensor or eng temp sensor for the gauge there are 2 types.one is for the computor and one is for the temp gauge

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