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Re: Todd Pheneger's overheat

>   Yes, it is possible for temp senders
> to fail in a way that makes the gauge read incorrectly ...

When I did my dashboard swap, the temp gauge was the only thing that
didn't work afterwards.  it read about 1/2 of what it should have, which
meant higher resistance.  Removal and testing (at 32/212F=0/100C) of the
sender showed it to be ok.  disassembly of the inst cluster and
reassembly made problem go away... must have been a 500 ohm bit of

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250