[Vwdiesel] temperature gauge/sender on 82 NA diesel

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Tue Jun 2 20:29:51 PDT 2009

LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 6/2/2009 7:55:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> jrasite at eoni.com writes:
>> ETKA shows two temperature senders for the 1600 NA diesel in a  
>> Vanagon. One 049 919 501 for the temperature gauge and one 049 919 501  
>> for the glow plug circuit. I suspect that the same part numbers are  
>> applicable to all 1.6 diesels. (Yup. I just checked BusDepot.  Same  
>> sender 1974-1994 diesels. Both gauge and glow.)
>   I could be wrong but I seem to recall that the difference was 
> superceeded so that the gauge and GP relay sender part #'s were 
> compiled into just one sending unit for both applications.
>      Loren

Yes, I think they were initially different, then the same and then different again with 
the GP sender changing from a variable resistor to an open/closed bi-metal switch:



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