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Wayne, Journeyman
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  worked on, Gmc, Macks, Freight liner,Mercedes Benz,,Ford, sterling
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The warm engine light came up, 2012 international maxxforce,

Customer Question

The warm engine light came up
JA: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?
Customer: 2012 international maxxforce
JA: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Park regenerate.
JA: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: As soon as I start the truck the warning sign comes on
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Truck Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.
Customer: Ok
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

are you talking about the the gauge /high cooling temp ??

what does your gauge read on coolant Temp


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi there. Water gauge says it's just below 170 F
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for the response

if your gauge reads normal, then it is the

sensor high coolant temp

I suggest you replace that , it should be in the thermostat housing

I hope this helps you


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I still drive it?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Sorry for the delay I was called out

Yes you can drive it as long as the engine light is amber

I hope this helps you


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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Just following up with you

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