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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-14-2010, 01:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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Temperature guage

The temp gauge is not working on my 1981 Ford Motor home. This unit has a Ford 460 CID engine. The sensor is located near the distributor.
My question is how can I test this sensor? And can I test the wiring back to the gauge by using a Ohm meter with the ignition turned on?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-16-2010, 02:36 PM
 
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just unplug sensor and the guage should go full cold then ground sensor wire and should go full hot.


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I just tried that. I got no response from the guage at all. I tried both with it running and not, with ignition on!!

What did I prove?

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you have a gauge concern in cluster.or the wiring.


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