What causes the gas and temperature gages to malfunction


Asked by RedboneMami Aug 26, 2012 at 02:07 PM about the Saturn L-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My gas gage is on E (even though gas in it) and my temperature gage is on the line before the red

2 Answers


Check the connections to see if they are clean. Second they maybe on the same fuse.

John Saffrahn

The fuel sending unit is what controls the fuel guage and the coolant temp sending unit is what controls the temp guage.

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