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Re: Thermostat going bad?

Hairy green toads from Mars made Scott Bermes say:

> ... a bad auto check 
> system display be related to my temp display staying dead cold a good 
> 20 minutes after starting the car, then going up to normal levels?  
> This has happened very infrequently, about 2-3 times in the last month 
> and does display correct temperatures when working.  
> Anything to worry about?  Could it be the thermostat or the gague?  

This is the classic symptom of a dead temp sensor.

They're about $80, and 5 minutes to plug in.


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