my temp guage failed will this prevent my radiators from flowing when the engine gets hot?

Asked by Nov 16, 2014 at 04:43 PM about the 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S AWD Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

10,355

No, your coolant will still flow through the system. The thermostat that allows flow is purely mechanical and will still open when the coolant reaches temperature. Your gauge however may rely on the engine temperature sensor. You may want to get that sensor looked at ASAP due to the fact that it may control your cooling fans as well.

465

Temp gauge is simply a monitoring system of your radiators. Does not interrupt the function of cooling system as described above. You want this item fixed. Like humans, the 911 function at normal temps. Monitored those temps. The 911 will last for a long, long time with good temps and clean oil.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Porsche 911 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Porsche 911 Experts

#1 Michael Kane
Michael Kane
Reputation 900
#2 Andrew Dickens
Andrew Dickens
Reputation 490
#3 Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Reputation 470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Porsche Cayman
25 Great Deals out of 822 listings starting at $14,900
Used Chevrolet Corvette
293 Great Deals out of 20,415 listings starting at $3,688
Used Porsche Boxster
72 Great Deals out of 1,515 listings starting at $4,750
Used BMW M3
77 Great Deals out of 2,091 listings starting at $4,795
Used Porsche Cayenne
101 Great Deals out of 5,341 listings starting at $4,988
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
75 Great Deals out of 3,154 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Mustang
583 Great Deals out of 41,215 listings starting at $1,699
Used Lamborghini Gallardo
13 Great Deals out of 274 listings starting at $74,995
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
113 Great Deals out of 7,014 listings starting at $3,000
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
524 Great Deals out of 21,649 listings starting at $1,450

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Porsche 911 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 1,054 listings starting at $91,950
2016 Porsche 911 For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 255 listings starting at $83,888
2015 Porsche 911 For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 316 listings starting at $66,798
2014 Porsche 911 For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 365 listings starting at $58,902
2013 Porsche 911 For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 173 listings starting at $51,902