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Engine temp. Gage - function: negative - 1989 Ranger


Jr. Roy

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My '89 2.9l EFI engine temp. gage has not worked since i bought it 4 years ago - anyone have similar problems? whats the best way to track down the engine temp. gage sensor - the haynes manual seem inaccucate and my local parts store had a two pronged senors whereas i thought i needed a single pronged sensor? sorry
 


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Ryannn

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Welcome to The Ranger Station!!!
Replace your temp sending units to start with, there are two of them.

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martin

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The single contact one is the sender for the gauge. The usual cause of the problem is a dirty connection, just pull it off and push it back on again a few times. See if that helps first, before you start throwing parts at it.
 

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Sender likely located toward front ,driver's side of intake manifold. Single wire.
 


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