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Seems odd to me but that's why I'm here. Since you already swapped a known good cluster and bypassed the sensor by grounding the wire and no dice, then you probably have a break in the wire somewhere. Back to top #11 kuhl_530 kuhl_530 Enthusiast Member 202 posts Location:Wisconsin Gender:Male Posted 02 April 2009 - 06:45 PM when i go to work tomorrow, I'll pull up a picture of FOUNDER of the RED TRUCK CLUB . @ SEMA 2016 -Video Walk Through of Chevy Booth -Silverado Carhartt Concept -Silverado Alaskan Concept -Colorado Race Support Concept -Chevy launches new Crate Engine Lineup -Silverado High Desert Concept -Trax Keith EmailReport someotherguy Moderator Posts: 28028 Age: 46 Loc: Texas Reg: 08-01-03 User InfoSend Private TopicView Profile 01-04-11 11:06 AM - Post#2026833 In response to Snurd IR therm Once the engine was start and the coolant circulated, it returned to the previous temperature. Mention is made in the above post to check the ground at the intake.

How To Fix A Temperature Gauge

ASE Master/L1 Certified GM Master Technician 05-18-2010, 08:41 PM #4 Varhalla Teching In Join Date: Nov 2008 Posts: 8 We attached some copper wire to the plug where your guage is probably bad. locating resistor board for the fan control... I think it is not good at all.

I'm a electronic technologist at a power plant and work with Electricians and Mechanics daily, and we constantly have DC or AC motors trip overload breakers, 7/10 times we send in I have replaced both the temperature sending unit and the sensor. And I do like your analogy, but I'm sorry to say it doesn't work. How To Test Temperature Gauge Sending Unit Some systems will set a code if the engine does not warm up quickly enough, although it usually will not turn on the "check engine" light.

The Fluke 63 for example is a nice unit and sells for about $60 most places. Hook one of these up when you disconnect the battery. Location: Main Index » Forum Index » Trucks-Vans-SUV » 88-98 Fullsize Trucks, Vans, Suburbans, Blazers, Tahoes » 95 silverado temp gauge inop.

I think the sensor is is measuring your physical quantity of temperature and converts it into a signal.

It's kindof like you have your truck set on cruise and are chugging along on a nice flat surface, optimal conditions. 2004 Gmc Sierra Temperature Gauge Problems If only off and fast work, it's a resistor problem. All times are (GMT -0800) Pacific. KUHL, USAR Back to top #13 Big Tom Big Tom Enthusiast Member 42 posts Posted 03 April 2009 - 10:15 AM If you smelled something burning when it was on high,

2005 Gmc Sierra Temp Gauge Not Working

All rights reserved. we also tried attaching a ground wire to the plug that went into the, what im guessing is the sending unit, and the gauge didnt move, could it be the wiring? How To Fix A Temperature Gauge You can read about them here.X LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Gallery Calendar 2005 Chevy Silverado Temperature Gauge Not Working Richard 06 Silverado ISS / 06 Silverado SS / 06 300C SRT8 / 06 Magnum SRT8 EmailReport Snurd Forum Newbie Posts: 5 Reg: 01-04-11 User InfoSend Private TopicView Profile

Got about a mile or so down the road and the DIC warned me "Engine Coolant Hot" but the gauge still read 160. The dam can only flow so much water down river, and if it stops, so does the water, unless the water finds a faster way down river (which would be like So yeah, that was easy! Okay thanks, I though the Temp sending unit send the temp to the gauge and not the PCM? How To Test A Temperature Gauge

all push button controls. 2 days later all is ok. any input or ideas would be great 05-18-2010, 08:27 PM #3 08k1500_3 On The Tree iTrader: (2) Join Date: Apr 2010 Location: Ellington CT Posts: 164 You If so, it could be insulating the sender from grounding with the head. weblink edit: the gauge goes all the way to the right when we first start the truck up, then rest back on the left 05-18-2010, 08:14 PM #2 Varhalla Teching

Took some sand paper to a little spot cleaned it off, gauge read hot. Temperature Sending Unit 350 Chevy I don't currently have an ohm reader with me. GENERAL MOTORS SPECIFIC FORUMS GM Engine & Exhaust Performance 8-Lug Truck Performance Tuning, Diagnostics, Electronics, and Wiring GM Drivetrain & Suspension GMT 800 & Older GM General Discussion GMT 900 Trucks

I'm hoping it was just a glitch and my temp gauge continues to work.

Don't connect power to it. The manager diconnected the battery and also some fuses a few times and finally the A/C came back on. Well when i bridge the pigtail the gauge goes about 3/4 of the way to hot and then just drops to the cool side. Temp Sending Unit Symptoms See it in Louisville next week @ the Street Rod Nats! #HRIApinewoodbuilderschallenge Come see us and our newest products in Columbus! #goodguyscolumbus Our 1968-70 Mopar B Body kit is

Next... What year/make/model/engine size is your truck, I can give you a part number and price. Also explains why some posts people mention they replaced all the electronics, worked great for a few months then blew up again! check over here start and warm up the engine and recheck, resistance should go down.

even tried switched gauge clusters and it did the same thing when starting up. or hardwiring the fan to simply be on/off whichever is easier Yep, that's the one.What is wrong with your fan? If your vehicle has been altered from stock, let us know about that too. battery can put out hundreds of amps of juice, electronics can't pass that much current and fry.

Some multimeters have the capability for temp measurement if you purchase the additional temp probe. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 04-03-2010,09:57 AM #1 the prix 2.4 Liter SIDI So yeah, that was easy! Well after autozone changed my battery my A/C didn't work and would only blow hot air.

I would venture to say that the motor seizing would NOT cause an increase in electrical flow. Could my thermometer be sticking or not opening up all the way. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Truck European Import Domestic Manufacturer The network consists The resistor costs $25Thanks for the heads up on the part, I called the local wholesalers nearby (farming family, have an account) and they have one regular $34 but wholesale price