Fluid changes, coolant flush, plugs, ect. . Sometimes the display works and sometimes it does not. Resistance changes in response to the ambient air temperature. The consumer stated in September 2013, he started experiencing problems with the cooling system, where the temperature gauge would start to climb above the halfway point.
Called the dealer and was informed that they know that the part is faulty and wears out in under 40,000 miles and have redesigned the part using pot metal which will now cost 89. He was driving the car at 45 mph came to a stop light and the car just stopped. The contact stated in the engine coolant that the plastic elbow shattered causing the vehicle to over heat while driving 60 mph. Testing the thermostat is difficult, as it may work most of the time, but sticking intermittently. He decided to take the vehicle to the dealer and it was determined a radiator part was faulty. He and my granddaughter could have been in a lot of trouble.
It shouldn't be too difficult to locate, look for a box with a large number of wires in the connector s attached to it. The plastic component on the thermostat had to be replaced with a metal piece. However, later on when he tried to drive home, the vehicle would not shift gears or go over 40 mph. It was chevy's responsibility to notify me of this situation. If it's a running fault. You just disconnect the 1-2 wires and then undo it with a wrench.
Charlie Posted on Mar 04, 2009 Has two relays fan hi an fan low. The consumer called his mechanic friend again, where he discovered the technician at the dealer, did not re-attach the transmission to the radiator. Four days after getting the back, the consumer noticed a hose was hanging from underneath the vehicle. If coolant is in good condition, retain for reuse. It monitors the engine temperature. After pricing replacement plastic parts, we opted to purchase the metal one, which can only be purchased from the dealer and which is more than twice the price of the plastic ones.
. If the temperature gauge in the dash of your Chevrolet Cavalier no longer works, you may have to replace this sensor. Thinking it was just loss of coolant, he added more to the reservoir, but to no avail. The failure mileage was 73,000. Set the multimeter to the Ohm symbol for resistance.
If there is no resistance change commensurate with temperature change then the sensor is at fault. Less than an hour after picking up the car from the second mechanic and after I parked it. I bought this vehicle brand new in 2005. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. It may look like this: Nov 03, 2015 Could be your coolant temperature sensor is bad,here's a link to it. The contact took the vehicle to a local repair shop. I am now forced to replace this part without any assistance from Chevrolet, and it is not cheap.
I replaced it with and 12 days later it blew apart again. The resistance across the sensor terminals should change with the temperature according to the chart that you can find in the. I see from the location of your post that you have a 2002 Blazer. This is an electronic equivalent of pulling the 'choke' out on a carburetor. By removing the device from the car and putting the end of the sensor in a pan of hot water it should be possible to see an immediate change in resistance, it does not matter so much that the resistance goes up or down but that there is a discernable change with change in temperature. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or is several years old. See if the car is cold.
The sensor has a wiring harness with a connector mounted to the top of it. Your best bet would be to have a qualified repair shop check it out. I looked down to see my engine temp indicator on hot. I do not think a part should break apart and if it does you should not have to replace a good part. If you have a scan tool with live data, check the engine temperature when the engine is cold, it should be close to outside temperature. So they know the part is faulty and then charge five time what the original parts replacement cost was because they know you have to replace it through them. I was on the freeway coming home from work when steam began pouring out the exhaust and from under my hood.
Two weeks after the car started overheading again and had a strong smell of gas. It appears to be a better design and structurally sound. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Coolant Temperature Sensor product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. It is a 2 piece plastic piece of junk. It's difficult to know if the sensor is broken just from normal operation of the vehicle; to find out, you have to test the sensor itself. This problem warped the head and could have done lower engine damage and chevy just walks away, not our problem. I will include some links below.
This will prove fatal in sufficient quantities. As for safety issues, the plastic thermostat housing broke while driving down the road last week. If your temp gauge constantly reads too hot or too cold. It is regards to 2004-2007 Chevrolet Aveos. Hear from other customers via the 552 reviews on parts for your Chevrolet Aveo. I and a lot of other people would feel a recall is due for the thermostat housing. It is usually located on the engine near to the thermostat housing.