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Why Does My Temp Gauge Read -57C

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#1 Blue4life64


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:19 PM

ive noticed after disconnecting battery my temp gauge now reads -57c ?



anyone else had this ?


any ideas ?



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#2 gazsutton



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Posted 21 June 2013 - 12:05 PM

thats pretty random.

i had an issue with my Leon cupra r, i found that it would go to -257c when it froze over night.

i found that the sensor had come off when i was tinkering and the sensor was dangling in water when i use to clean it in one of the fog holders and didnt realise. not sure if thats the case or not. but hooked it back to the clip and it was fine.

#3 jeebowhite


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:17 PM

Sounds like its not reading the sensor properly, try resetting the car with the battery disconnect again, and wipe the wing-mirrors down, specifically on the underside...

#4 Andy H Dibley

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:51 PM

Check the sensor is still connected . This could be a default 'null' value.

#5 021C


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:56 PM

This happens to my car when the battery is disconnected. After a few hours (or over night) it returns to normal. I assume its just a case of it self recalibration. 


Unless it stays that way for a few days I wouldn't be overly worried.



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