Up next Why is my temp gauge going crazy? - Duration: 2:20. You have two of them because one is for the dash gauge and gives very little trouble, and one is for the Engine Computer and has caused Ford a lot of Sign in to add this video to a playlist. has the truck ever had a coolant flush? http://camtronics.net/ford-ranger/2000-ford-ranger-temperature-gauge-not-working.html
JaySy 83,564 views 5:57 1995 Ford Ranger 4.0 Thermostat - Duration: 7:31. Two of them have two wires and one of them has one wire. Judged: 2 Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! Gauge Malfunction Posted in the Ford Ranger Forum Leave a Comment Track Replies Comments 1 - 4 of 4 Comments Last updated Sep 9, 2008 Jim Denver, CO #1 Oct 10,
are your RAD hoses getting hot? To remove, simply pull straight up from the sender Disconnect the wiring at the sender. Fig. 4: Water temperature and oil pressure sending units on the 2.3L, 2.5L engine Back to Top Coolant Temperature Sensor Oil Pressure Switch Oil Pressure Switch Connector Sensor - Attach the other lead to the sender unit's wiring harness connector terminal.
MattHumanPizza 25,878 views 3:05 2014 Ford F450 Black Ops Truck Fully Loaded - Duration: 8:11. syyenergy7 34,276 views 6:56 1984-1994 Ford Self Diagnostics Test - KOER ( Key On Engine Running ) - Duration: 10:39. It may not be "normal" compared to other trucks, but on our rangers I do believe it is normal. 1998 Ford Ranger Temperature Gauge Not Working Rubber Duck View Public Profile Send a private message to Rubber Duck Find all posts by Rubber Duck #4 01-26-2011, 09:44 PM 98rangerxlt Ford Tough Join Date: Feb
Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! Ford Ranger Temperature Sensor At the sending unit, ground the Red/White (RD/WH) wire and turn the key on. I would normally think that the t-stat was stuck open but it was replaced less than a year ago. http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=142368 Gauge Malfunction Ford Ranger Temp.
Your support is greatly appreciated. 1999 Ford Ranger Coolant Temperature Sensor It doesn't know about the missing thermostat; it just watches the coolant temperature. Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading... Thats all i did besides changing thermostat and then kind of gave up on it.
On Fords with an idiot light the sender is a simple on/off switch. Ground the wire at the instrument cluster and recheck. Ford Ranger Temperature Gauge Fluctuation Her temp gauge never got above the C before or after. Ford Ranger Temperature Gauge Low ive just blown it off as another shitty ford problem.
It is a pain to replace on that motor! + 0 - #11 12-16-2010 894banger Member I am: jordan snyder Join Date: Oct 2010 Location: aspers, PA Vehicle: this contact form If yes to both, it is probably the all popular blend door problem __________________ 1997 Ford Ranger with a 4.0 engine, Regular Cab, Extended bed w/ bed cap. The needle will eventually swing back to normal after driving for a few minutes. Normally it never gets above 1/4 of the way up. 2001 Ford Ranger Temp Gauge Not Working
Ford of Murfreesboro 2,995,824 views 8:11 Ford Explorer Temp Sender - Duration: 5:57. DanielJaegerFilms 18,884 views 7:31 Loading more suggestions... though it seems like a better problem than over-heating, I know it can't be good. have a peek here Sign in Transcript Statistics 42,539 views 49 Like this video?
We have had a car electrician look at it, and he said that it is likely a problem with the gauge itself and the whole dash needed to be replaced. Ford Explorer Temperature Gauge Not Working What is the difference between these two also? i recently sprung a leak in the t shaped elbow that holds the coolant temp sensor and threads into the intake manifold due to neglected corrosive coolant.
Each time he enters the arena, he slips his c0ck in the mouth of the beast, and prays to thrust home before the jaws snap shut. - Oenomaus Ball Joints/Upper A-Arms Shaggy433, November 22, 2008 #14 coheed Member Joined: November 18, 2008 Messages: 53 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Year and Model: '94 4x4 v6 It's right on the thermostat housing, Oh and it's a cheap easy fix. Temp Gauge Fluctuates Rapidly The parts store says that the stock thermostat is a 195 degree thermostat and that's what I've been putting back in it.
You aren't going to do sudden damage in the short-term but as a person who beats the last ounce of life out of everything before I discard it, I pay particular She was in auto tech class in high school last year so I had her flush the radiator, replace the T-stat, plugs, wire and a few other similar type maintenance items, Fig. http://camtronics.net/ford-ranger/1991-ford-ranger-temperature-gauge-not-working.html All Rights Reserved.
The 2 wire unit is called an ECT(engine coolant temp) sensor, yes they are the same threads and look the same except for the 1 wire 2 wire hook up. And i have reasons to believe that when mine gauge is on the o in "Normal" (middle of the gauge) the truck is running hot. + 0 - #6 FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company. wrhjr, September 17, 2008 #5 XxxMonoxideChild Active Member Joined: April 6, 2008 Messages: 176 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 City, State: Rockford, IL Year and Model: 92 pile my truck
Once you find that, the temperature gauge sensor is the one on the left of the two. That's why vehicles that see nothing but highway driving live to see such ridiculously high mileages, like my '88 Grand Caravan with almost 400,000 miles. John D-"Search first, Ask questions later" & "You can have my Explorer when you pry the keys from my cold dead hands." <<
Was this answer helpful?YesNo Saturday, October 27th, 2012 AT 9:02 AM caradiodoc Expert 25,835 posts Replace the thermostat first before you go looking for a gauge problem that probably doesn't even Be polite. But I guess I'll have to take you guys at your word. Quote: Originally Posted by Fordzilla80 The call of shenanigans has been answered, and it has been ruled that the declaration of shenanigans was justified.
Upvote (10)Flag inappropriateSign in to replyQualified Local Ford Shops Qualified Ford Shops For This Repair University Tire and Auto Se...University Tire and Auto Service18 Verified ReviewsLos Angeles (2.6 mi) View Details2 It is a pain to replace on that motor! My thermo was stuck a few weeks ago and it would only move up just by the C. The easiest way to find the thermostat housing is to follow the upper radiator house that comes out of the left side of the radiator on top to the housing into
You should grab ahold of the radiator and heater core hoses to see if they are hot. Thanks for clarifying.