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My temperature gauge is stuck to being extremely hot 24/7 with new part
1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

My temperature gauge is stuck to being extremely hot 24/7 with new part

(1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup)
Temperature gauge is not operating the way it should, gauge is pegged out to max high temperature and stays there even though the engine has cooled down
What seems to make the problem better or worse? None
How long have you had this problem? 1yr
Tags: temp gauge is not operat, chevrolet, 1500 pickup
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on March 04, 2019
Replace temperature gauge sender - left (drivers side) cylinder head.

It is quite likely you replaced the coolant temperature sensor near thermostat housing - that has no effect on the temperature gauge!!
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on March 04, 2019

Hint: disconnecting the sender should force temperature gauge to COLD..
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on March 04, 2019
Replace temperature gauge sender - left (drivers side) cylinder head.

It is quite likely you replaced the coolant temperature sensor near thermostat housing - that has no effect on the temperature gauge!!
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on March 04, 2019

Hint: disconnecting the sender should force temperature gauge to COLD..

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