why does my temperature gage on a 2002 saturn bounce around?

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Asked by Jun 30, 2014 at 03:11 PM about the 2002 Saturn L-Series 4 Dr L100 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i drive my car, the temperature gage is saying my car is over heating when its not
overheating. how do i figure out what the problem to fix it?

6 Answers

64,445

Check wire at temp sensor ,it,s right at the top radiator hose going in to head of motor,if no lose wire then you may need to replace.

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i have changed the temp sensor and its still bouncing around.

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also, i changed the thermostat as well

64,445

Ok,good to know,only thing left is that bad guage in your dash.

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how do i fix that?

64,445

You can replace it,but if i were you go buy a aftermarket one,it give,s you better tempreture reading than a factory,and much cheaper to replace.

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