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Can the battery temp. Sensor be disconnected and not effect

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Can the battery temp. Sensor be disconnected and not effect adversely the performance of my 98 dodge Dakota. Thanks,
Lee
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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 1 month ago
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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 1 month ago

YES, it can be disconnected and not affect engine performance.. although, it may affect the charging system.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
how could it affect the charging system?
Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 1 month ago

The computer uses the battery temp sensor to control the charge rate on the battery.

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