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Ramboi92 10-22-2010 01:09 AM

Temp Gauge Problems?
I have a '95 1500 5.2L 5-spd. Recently, I noticed that my temp gauge dos not respond. Sometimes when I turn on the truck, the needle will move up, but never past the 130 mark. But lately it doesn't move at all. Does anyone know how to fix this, or do I just need to get a new gauge?

RamTech 10-22-2010 08:08 AM

Could be a gauge, sending unit or wiring. You need to get it diagnosed before throwing parts at it.

Ramboi92 10-22-2010 11:55 PM

Would an OBD-2 be able to tell me the problem?

ocl 10-24-2010 02:01 AM

obd2 went tell unless check engine light is on-might b temp sensor?

Toms Blue Ram 1500 10-24-2010 12:54 PM

It does have a thermostat in it , doesn't it ?

RootBeer 10-24-2010 02:31 PM

Get a chiltons and find the sensor/sending unit. Check the wiring back to the gauge. If the wiring and connections are good, replace the sensor/sending unit. Chances of the gauge actually going bad a slim.

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