[V8] Coolant Guage wackyness
ekellock at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 01:17:55 EDT 2007
I have only seen the temp gauge peg when I shut off the car. I would
sometimes cycle the ignition to get it to rest at the right spot, but after
a while I just ignored it. The temp/fuel gauge conspiracy soon followed. I
have no idea if there's any relationship between the two issues though.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Wainwright [mailto:ron_01056 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 4:32 PM
> To: Ed Kellock
> Cc: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Coolant Guage wackyness
> Yup..mines happening on the 90 V8 5spd I got here. My
> 91 V8 5spd is fine...with 3/4's more miles than the 90
> 5spd. 90 5spd has 92k...91 5spd's got 217K.
> My fuel gauge is fine. I know that
> symtom...gas/coolant gauge goes out....rad fan
> stops..but as I said, my gas & rad fan works no
> I'll get in touch with Ingo & see if this sounds
> How bout the coolant sensor that workes the gauge??
> That on the driver side front head..or is that the one
> on the back of the pass side head?
> --- Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Mine does that on my 5spd too. I think it's related
> > to the coolant
> > gauge/fuel gauge issue. I had the pegged at max
> > coolant gauge first,
> > then both temp and fuel just dead. With that,
> > there's a connection
> > with the seatbelt warning light circuit.
> > I think Steve or Ingo wrote up the repair.
> > Ed
> > On 7/3/07, Ron Wainwright <ron_01056 at yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Lister's, just trying to figure out if the
> > processor
> > > in the Instrument Cluster is fubar...or what......
> > >
> > > Here's what's happening....the coolant guage
> > needle
> > > was sitting at 110C..car off, cold,
> > hot.....doesn't
> > > matter. So I took the IC out & replaced the
> > coolant
> > > guage itself. I go to hook the #2 Black connector
> > at
> > > the back of the cluster & the needle goes from
> > 50C, to
> > > 110C. I unplug the Black #2 connector & it goes
> > back
> > > to 50C.....is the processor fubar?? wire in the cluster?.....any
> > > suggestions?
> > >
> > > Thanx
> > > Ron
> > >
> > >
> > >
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