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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:13 pm    Post subject: 996 C2 Temperature Needle - HELP Reply with quote

Hi All,

Since I've been enjoy the 996.1 C2 as my daily, my temperature needle started stared playing up.

Yesterday it got stuck around the quarter mark and then when I turned the car off it moved around a bit and then got stuck at half way.

Today it is stuck at around maximum red area, which it now thinks is 0, so when the car warms up, it goes in to the fuel gauge!

When switched off just now, it is stuck in the red section, it does try and move about erratically to reset but it can't......it is really annoying.

Is there a fix, what is the problem? Is it the temperature sensor or something?

I have resorted to using the dash secret codes to read the temp when driving.....BTW normal driving the temperature is between 90-93...Which I think is OK right.

Thanks in advance for your replies.
IceBoy
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've not seen a temp gauge go wrong like this before but the readings from the a/c display seem to indicate its nothing to do with the temp sensor and is indeed a faulty gauge .. i'm sure there must be companies out there that can refurb the cluster as a new cluster is stupid money .
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