Not Reaching Operating Temp

Asked by Dec 21, 2015 at 07:59 PM about the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Keep getting an engine code that my 2003 PT Cruiser is not reaching operating temperature.  Have replaced the thermostat 2x in the last 6 months.  Seems fine after new thermostat for a few weeks and then code.  Temperature gauge doesn't go beyond first mark even after driving 10 miles or more.

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Replace the temperature sending unit.

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