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Old 12-06-2013, 12:01 AM
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I've started to notice the colder it is outside the worse the outdoor temp accuracy is in my truck. Tonight I was driving home outside temp 0 degrees in the Minneapolis area. By the time I got home the out door temp reading in my truck was -16. Not a big deal since I use my phone for current weather readings and radar but wtf. It's 2013 and they can get the thermometer to read a semi-accurate reading? My 2003 could get it right why can't my new 13' with all this "technology" and "advancement"

Anyone else notice this?
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Old 12-06-2013, 12:25 AM
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This subject came up last winter. The fix was a dealer software update to correct the outside thermometer.
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Old 12-06-2013, 12:30 AM
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Great I'll bring it in to have it fixed!
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What was the difference between your phone's weather app reading and your truck's cluster?

Just curious.....
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yep, software upgrade. same thing happened here, and when I went in for an oil change, the guys there told me they did an update to fix the temp gauge, among other little things.
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yep I just had my auto start installed and they had a update for the temp to install also ..
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on my '09, the temps are way off
i will pull into a place to wait for a semi to cross into the USA from Mexico
the temp will read something like 68 degrees & i'll be sweating, the key will be on while listening to the radio
after i drive for about 15 minutes, it will slowly correct itself
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What was the difference between your phone's weather app reading and your truck's cluster?

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It was 16 degrees off tonight......sometimes it's more sometimes it's less.
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I say CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT.
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I say CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT.
That might be overkill, I'll probably stick with the software fix.
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