Close
QUESTIONS

RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: Temperature gauge doesn't move on 1990 Ford Escort

Why doesn't the temperature gauge move. I replaced thermostat and some heat comes out but gauge doesn't move.
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
There could be a few reasons for this. You may have a problem with the temperature sensor, wiring or the temperature gauge, but it will take someone who can diagnose this electrical circuit to know for sure.
It is a sender in the thermostat housing. It went bad on my car. easy replacement
Didn't find what you were looking for?