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Date Posted:25/11/2008 12:34:06Copy HTML

HI There

After fixing the problem in the South of France with the clutch - THANX KARRIER  I have a new ailment on Cindy...(S56 mk2 4ltr non turbo)

Basically when in 5th gear only - at high revs, effectuating 80km/ph or over my temperature gauge (which has [i]never[/i] gone beyond half way) starts to waver and jump around broking out flapping all over the red, dropping back down to half and spazzing all over the place.  An alleviation of the foot on excellerator sees the gauge fall back to its' usual half point or less....

When this first happened i stopped waited and checked water and oil and all seemed fine - i've no leaks or anything obvious hanging off ...

ANY IDEAS?????

(a friend suggested i look for the thermostat and wirebrush clean the contacts?)



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Re:Strange Overheating / Spazzing temp Gauge at High Revs in 5th ONLY ?!?

Date Posted:25/11/2008 06:00:28Copy HTML

I would check the water tempreture (SP?) sensor on the engine, maybe the wire has just come off its connector a bit, or needs a clean as suggested by your friend as the first thing to try.
The thermostat doesn't  have any wires
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Re:Strange Overheating / Spazzing temp Gauge at High Revs in 5th ONLY ?!?

Date Posted:30/11/2008 10:10:29Copy HTML

hi sounds like intermitant short on the wire from ur temp sender,cos to check if ur gauge works u can short the wire this put the gauage over to red, just a thought
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Re:Strange Overheating / Spazzing temp Gauge at High Revs in 5th ONLY ?!?

Date Posted:30/11/2008 07:53:08Copy HTML

To find the temp sender wire / unit there is a wire that runs along the top front of the engine from the wireing loom that attahes to the alternator, from left to right to just past the center of the top of the engine (above the top rad hose on the right), usually a black wire, it has a female spade connector on the end and attaches to the temp sender, pull it off, clean it up and the spade end on the tep unit, put it back on and see if that cures it. 
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Re:Strange Overheating / Spazzing temp Gauge at High Revs in 5th ONLY ?!?

Date Posted:19/07/2013 03:58:39Copy HTML

Also, you might take a look at "Voltage Stabiliser probs"   http://forum1.aimoo.com/Dodge50/Engine-Help/Dashboard-Voltage-Stabiliser-device-1-2299793.html
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