What might be the cause of the temp.guage not working in a 97 Ford Escort LX ?

Asked by May 09, 2014 at 09:42 PM about the 1997 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1997 Ford Escort LX that the temperature gauge does not work. What should I check first or how can I fix it ?

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Its possibly the gauge sending unit that usually screws into the block on the engine

25,315

Actually, it screws into the thermostat housing and it is a common failure. $9 or so.

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