OER Temperature Gauge Pegged Hot - Team Camaro Tech
Electrical & Wiring Troubleshooting electrical.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old Jul 26th, 05, 07:39 AM Thread Starter
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Taylorsville, Utah
Posts: 122
OER Temperature Gauge Pegged Hot

Hi,
I added the console gauge kit from Classic and the temp gauge isn't working properly.

When I first got it up and running the temp gauge would swing all the way to the right way past the orange hash mark.

Ok... my 396 is overheating or my new gauge is whacked out.

I replaced my flex fan with a new Therma-Lite 18" clutch fan, replaced a new Neihoff sending unit with a new AC Delco sending unit. Gauge Still pegs out after idling for a few minutes.

So I took out the sending unit and replaced it with my old Auto Gage "mechanical" temp guage and set it on my console and drove around for awhile. That gauge stayed at 190 deg. the whole time.

I know my car isn't overheating now,so that tells me my new gauge or 2nd sending unit is bunk.

My gauge lights work fine, so I think I've got a good ground, but my gas gauge works intermittenly too.

How do I trouble shoot my temp gauge and sender??

Thanks. Brian

69, 396, 12-Bolt, 4 speed. Restoring as SS clone. Used to be 307, auto, plain jane. Owned since 81.
hairboy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OER Temp Gauge braber427 Electrical & Wiring 4 Jul 13th, 05 08:37 AM
69 camaro temperature gauge readings edgz Heating & Cooling 2 Jun 28th, 04 01:58 AM
Temperature Sending Unit for Gauge in After Market Head brotherdale Engine 14 May 25th, 03 01:36 PM
temperature gauge Marc Troubleshooting 8 Nov 3rd, 02 04:19 PM
Temperature Gauge blako23 Electrical & Wiring 1 May 14th, 02 12:57 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome