What would cause my car to read -38 degrees on a computer and bog out when reaches 4 k rpms


Asked by Feb 03, 2014 at 03:20 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Coolant temperature sensor is bad. ECT sensor. Replace it and it will run fine.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Or the coolant temperature sensor might be disconnected because of damaged wiring or the plug for the sensor might be bad. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,670
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 1,220
#3 mbar1
Reputation 1,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
1,190 Great Deals out of 58,109 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord"
1,344 Great Deals out of 77,641 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Camry"
1,666 Great Deals out of 98,110 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
830 Great Deals out of 38,801 listings starting at $2,650
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,468 Great Deals out of 66,819 listings starting at $1,295
Used Ford Mustang"
737 Great Deals out of 41,260 listings starting at $900