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RE: Outside Thermometer, Radioshack Fix??
Thanks to everyone for the help on this issue!!!!
> Hi all,
> My 1988 5kcstq (Actually Paul Meyers, I'm just holding it til he can pick
> up) shows 20 degrees F. outside whilst it is really 95 F. Archives
> the email below, but I don't know a thermistor from Jack, so can someone
> toss me a Radioshack part number or something? Also, WTF is this thing
> Many thanks!!!
> Gary Lewis
> 90 200tqw, Silver and Platinum, 1.8 Bar
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> Hairy green toads from Mars made scott miller say:
> > My A/C system all worked when hotwired, but the magic box on my dash
> > wouldn't give me cold air. Even my genius, Quattros on the brain
> > brother couldn't fix this one, bad sign. I noticed the outside temp
> > displayed 11 degrees constantly. I replaced the temp sensor on the
> > grill with a variable resistor and the controller gave me air. I'm
> > getting by with a ten-Ohm resistor stuck in the connector, I could use
> > another sensor if anyone has one.
> You could use the Thermistor approach from Digikey (or RadioShack),
> or you could cruise a junkyard or used parts places. These things
> generally last forever, and they are easy to remove.
> I bet $2 and 3 minutes with a screwdriver and wire clippers would
> get you one at a junkyard.
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