CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT WOULD MAKE THE TEMP. GAUGE RISE WHEN I HIT THE GAS BUT FALL WHEN I LET OFF. I HAVE A F150 W/ V6 4.2
1998 Ford F-150 • 203,000 miles
I can let it idle for ever and it wont run hot. if i drive it once i get over 35mph the gauge starts going up but when i let off the gas it goes back down.
Cold be a bad sender or a bad ground. make sure the coolant level i s full as well.
If the sensor is bad, could i just be getting a wrong reading or is the engine really running hot. it never does steam up or boil.
I thinkit would be a wrong reading. some of these sensors if you have the worn gmix of antifreeze screw up their readings. I doubt the engien is running hot , if it was it would be low on power and other indications. The only thing i can think of other than that would be a water pump impeller is slipping on the shaft whe speeding up. you can always manually check your temp while running at idle as well.
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