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water temp gauge fawked up

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TXsizeK5, Oct 1, 2003.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    i over heated the other day, and my water temp gauge is all jacked uip now... the needle managed to spin with enough angle that when it cooled down , instead of the needle going back to 0 it went all the way around /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif now when i drive the pin that usually keeps the needle from going under zero keep it from going above zero... wtf... I tried to move it back with my finger from behind the gauge, but theres a spring and it wont let me... should I just get a new gauge or whats the deal?
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Your best bet would be to get a good aftermarket gauge like Autometer... I was told a while back not to rely on stock gauges and to get good aftermarket ones.
     
  3. TXsizeK5

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    I have an aftermarket one, as I had only idiot lights before....
     
  4. 84_Chevy_K10

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    Go to Wal-Mart and get yourself a new one. Mine was $9.
     

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