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#1 Londonguy123

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 09:06 PM

hi! guys

im new to the forum

ive just bought a ford escort R reg 1.4 CL Estate

the problem i am having with it is;

the temperature gauge shots up every time i start the car, rather than moving up slowly to the middle and stay there it doesn't
can someone please advice me what i can do to fix this problem?

the car doesnt over heat, drives fine etc.. just the temperature gauge has me a bit worried

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#2 Lenny

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 09:24 PM

hi! guys

im new to the forum

ive just bought a ford escort R reg 1.4 CL Estate

the problem i am having with it is;

the temperature gauge shots up every time i start the car, rather than moving up slowly to the middle and stay there it doesn't
can someone please advice me what i can do to fix this problem?

the car doesnt over heat, drives fine etc.. just the temperature gauge has me a bit worried



sounds like the temp sensor is done for mate,

should be no more than 20 to replace

#3 mintalkin

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 09:30 PM

it could also be the wiring to the sensor earthing out causing the gauge to move, so check the wiring to the sensor.


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