i have a 2001 chevy s-10. when i turn it off my gas and temp gage go down then they go up 1/2 way again with the truck off????

Asked by Jan 13, 2015 at 01:39 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The above describes the problem. I just don't want a service center to take me on the charges.

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Give a couple of thumps with your fist on top of the dashboard above the gages. Sometimes its just a matter of a loose or confused connection. But if the gages reset themselves when you start it and all works fine, I would not worry about it for the cost of the repair !

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One other thing to try is to disconnect the battery positive cable for five minutes. It may be a surge to cause this problem. Let us know if any of this works, ok?

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