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2001 Mercury Sable: the temperature sensor, but the engine temp gauge

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I have a 2001 Mercury Sable LS. I just replaced the temperature sensor, but the engine temp gauge just stays below C. What is the problem and can I troubleshoot on my own?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Shawn E replied 5 years ago.

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The most likely cause of this is a stuck open thermostat replace the thermostat. If you had replaced the temp sending unit which is different from the temp sensor and the thermostat is okay then it is a problem with the wiring and guage. Most of the time it is the thermostat.


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