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I have a 2006 ford f150 4x4 5.4 that temp gauge goes all the

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I have a 2006 ford f150 4x4 5.4 that temp gauge goes all the way to hot, but in the scanner it says it the temp is normal. I've read that it might be a ground.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 1 year ago.

In my experiences, that is usually caused by a bad stepper motor in the instrument cluster.

Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 1 year ago.

If there were a bad ground or loss of signal to the gauge, the gauge would default to cold. Please let me know if that answers your question. Thanks!