WHY DOES THE TEMP GAUGE GO UP WHEN THE BRAKES ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 240,000 miles

Why does the temp gauge go up when the brakes are applied?

Monday, March 18th, 2013 AT 10:44 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,409 posts

That is a good one. If I had to guess without being there, I would say you have a weak ground in the vehicle and power is finding another circuit to ground through. Thus, when you use the brakes, the gauge goes up.

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Monday, March 18th, 2013 AT 10:52 PM

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