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Old 02-12-2013, 07:01 PM   #1
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temp gauge wrong? help!

Hi guys, my 94' yj 2.5 temp gauge reads right at 250 degrees and I have flushed system, new thermostat and coolant with the right mix. I'm curious if the gauge could just be off because at startup when its cold out the gauge reads 125 but returns to lowest temp on scale when off.

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Old 02-12-2013, 09:03 PM   #2
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Mr.Gasket. thermocap is a good backup

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Mine does the exact same thing. I just haven't replaces the sensor yet.
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Mine does the exact same thing. I just haven't replaces the sensor yet.
I think the sensor is ok because I tried one out of my buddys yj. Is it possible that the spring in the gauge could be worn or adjustable.
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I think the sensor is ok because I tried one out of my buddys yj. Is it possible that the spring in the gauge could be worn or adjustable.
Anything is possible, it's a Jeep...lol
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Anything is possible, it's a Jeep...lol
Thanks guys. I guess I'm gonna just put in an aftermarket gauge

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