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How do you test the sensor? (archive)

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Posted by Glen 90 535 on September 28, 2001 at 13:39:42:

In Reply to: Re: Help - OBC says -37C posted by matt on September 27, 2001 at 15:37:04:


Well when you say you just replaced it....how long ago? I have heard it can take a few days before the temperature reads correctly. Otherwise, it likely is a wiring problem...of course assuming your tempeature sensor is working. I would check that first....its located behind the plastic door right next to the drivers side fog light.....its probably easier to get to it from the other side though.

I just replace my OBC with a used one. Everything seems to work except the temp. It constantly reads negative temp. It does fluctuate but always in the negative.

Do I need a new sensor? Where is it located?

TIA,
Glen
'90 535
'85 635






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