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Unread 09-30-2009, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default 1996 Ford Taurus - Temp Gauge Jumping

1996 ford taurus 3.0 temp. gauge jumping around

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Common sense says bad thermostat.
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just one temp sensor on that car i should cost 15-30 I would replace it and follow the wiring back to the firewall looking for damage or burnt spots. If you find any repair if the problem still persist then the gauge is probably shot. Air in the cooling system could also cause this that would look like slower sweping motions.
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Before you go replacing things make sure you check your coolant level. If it's low then you probably have a leak somewhere or a bad cap.

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