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Tony Guest



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PostSubject: TEMPERATURE GAUGE   Fri May 01, 2015 7:17 am

The temperature gauge on my Fox reads hot but the engine is running at about 76 degrees C (tested). New gauge and temperature sender fitted - what else might be the problem? Voltage regulator?
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PostSubject: Re: TEMPERATURE GAUGE   Fri May 01, 2015 7:27 pm

Incorrect tempurature gauge sender assuming that the fuel gauge is reading correctly.

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PostSubject: Re: TEMPERATURE GAUGE   Sat May 02, 2015 5:53 pm

New sender and new gauge fitted - still reads "hot" despite engine running at the correct temperature.
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PostSubject: Re: TEMPERATURE GAUGE   Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:23 am

Voltage regulator the common culprit on these
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PostSubject: Re: TEMPERATURE GAUGE   Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:44 am

I don't know what you mean by tested but I did an experiment today whereby I checked the top of the rad and the rear cylinder head core plug with a laser temperature gun. With the temperature gauge in the middle I had readings of 85 degrees C on the core plug and 76 on the radiator. If you have the same then the engine is probably OK. I'm advised there is a small screwdriver slot in the back of the speedometer that is used to calibrate the temperature gauge.
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