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 Post subject: XF Temperature gauge
Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:11 am 
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Hey, the temp gauge in my XF is not working, the wiring for it is definatley plugged in, what would be some good ways to check to see if the sensor is working? What are some other things I can try?

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 Post subject: Re: XF Temperature gauge
Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:51 pm 
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Unscrew the temp sender, boil the kettle, stick the sender in it and see what the guage does.
That would be around middle of the range on the guage.

 

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 Post subject: Re: XF Temperature gauge
Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:52 pm 
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Try earthing the sender wire, gauge should go all the way to hot. T.P.V.M.

 

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 Post subject: Re: XF Temperature gauge
Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:13 am 
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Hi,

As above, grounding the sender wire will test the gauge and wire to the sender, use a multi to test the sender with the engine at running temp. Senders can fail, even a bad thermostat can stop the gauge moving. A service manual should have the resistance at different temps.

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 Post subject: Re: XF Temperature gauge
Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:54 pm 
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I actually fixed this one. The car wasn't getting hot. Lol, the thermostat and the radiator pressure cap were both buggered.

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