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Experience:  Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.
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Stuck temp gauge on 2008 Chev Colorado, Nothing yet; just

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Stuck temp gauge on 2008 Chev Colorado
JA: Are you fixing your Colorado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yet; just received call from my son and noticed this is fairly common.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: A/c doesn't work when gauge don't work. Again fairly common.
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: Yes; good.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

first, lets try something simple,,

Remove both battery cables from the battery, turn on the ignition,touch and hold both the - and the + cables together for 5 seconds, turn off the ignition,then re-install them back to the battery

let me know if this fixed the problem

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** is something I can buy and replace myself since fairly common
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

Remove both battery cables from the battery, turn on the ignition,touch and hold both the - and the + cables together for 5 seconds, turn off the ignition,then re-install them back to the battery

let me know if this fixed the problem

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
We will try this when my son gets home. Thanks Tim
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

ok..just let me know

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Probably will be Friday. He is away at college. We'll try it.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

that is ok..

let me know then

thanks