Temperature Gauge Problem - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Ranger-Forums Technical Forum Arrow General Technical & Electrical

General Technical & Electrical General technical and electrical discussion for the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-07-2011
KyleMak's Avatar
Thread Starter

I am: Kyle McNamara
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Rocky Hill, CT
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger XLT
Posts: 22
Total Props: 0
Temperature Gauge Problem

1997 Ranger XLT. The gauge was working fine until recently, it just stays on H. It hasn't been full on driven since like October because i owned it then got a new car and gave the truck to my grandpa as a beater. He would start it and let it run more than once a week usually to keep it fresh. It still drives since he drove it today but the gauge just stays on H. Still has all coolant in, no leaks, and runs fine. Guessing its just the gauge not workin properly, any help?
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -
Old 01-07-2011
Blhde's Avatar
I am: Blhde Was here
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Northern IL
Vehicle: 1999 Ranger 4.0 SC XLT 4X4
Posts: 2,804
Total Props: 5
Its possible the tstat is stuck closed.

Does it go to the H as soon as the truck starts or does it climb slowly over say 15 minutes?
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
'95 Ranger temperature gauge does not move, "Check Gauge" lamp lights intermittently richard rampone General Technical & Electrical 2 01-02-2013 09:37 PM
Problem with temperature gauge nheaverlo711 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 0 02-20-2011 06:24 PM
Temperature Gauge Reading Cool RodeoBum09 SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 5 07-30-2009 12:10 PM
Temperature gauge stays in the red? 95Rangerjunkie SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 5 09-13-2008 12:46 PM
Temperature Gauge stopped working Roger SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 1 06-01-2008 11:59 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:46 PM.