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Have replaced sending unit but instrument gage still running

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have replaced sending unit for fan but instrument gage still running hot engine is not steaming, running temp normal Is there a second sending other than the fan switch where
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Customer: instrument panel gage runs hot, engine runs normal, fans run normal, is there separate sending unit for dash instruments
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
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Customer: replaced temperate unit for fans
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Customer: 2004 chevy venture
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

there is only one temp sender for this engine'and it sends the temp to the engines computer which then sends that to the dash gauge for the temp

what will it read on the gauge ?

when you start it up cold is it already at full hot or maxed out ?

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so when its cold it reads maxed out correct with the key ON ?