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Temp gauge is goofy when I hit the gas?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by sonoranfun, Jul 2, 2005.

  1. sonoranfun

    sonoranfun

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    Very odd, on my 96 when I hit the gas the temp gauge flutters all the way up for a second or two then goes back to the half way point and stays there. Does this even when it's cool so I know it's not running hot. Anybody ever see this before?
     
  2. MLX450

    MLX450

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    Check the 1 wire sensor above the oil filter (1st sensor to the left) it might be loose
     
  3. e9999

    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    yup, sounds like block motion due to torque reaction might be involved together with a bad connection.
    Should be easy to find.
    Good luck.