Outside temp sensor - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Your Other Rides: Pics & Videos Post your pictures of your non-GM vehicles. Also discuss mechanical problems regarding your non-GM (Car vids not yours should be in the lounge)

Closed Thread
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-11-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
Senior Member
Posts like a Northstar
Thread Starter
 
Skippy1827's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin
Posts: 747
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Skippy1827 is on a distinguished road
Default Outside temp sensor

First issue:
If the outside temp sensor is reading 10-20 degrees warmer than the actual outside temperature, is the sensor bad? I assume they are all in front of the radiator. They only price out at $17.00 at Rock Auto.

:EDIT: BTW I posted this question on the Cadillac Forum last night and nobody answered yet.
I posted pictures here last night and got 12 responses.
This site has a lot of active members. You never know what you got til it'* gone.
Skippy1827 is offline  
Old 03-11-2008, 03:37 PM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Purgatory
Posts: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
harofreak00 is on a distinguished road
Default

this is for your caddy right? This should be in the lounge.

If it was for your SSEi, I'd say I have a sensor for you laying around, give me your address. But since its your caddy, good luck $17 doesnt sound to bad.

Are you sure the sensor is in the correct place and not getting heated by the engine bay?
harofreak00 is offline  
Old 03-18-2008, 10:33 AM   #3
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Quincy, Ma
Posts: 15,341
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Gumball is on a distinguished road
Default

He started another topic in the lounge.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...light=#1048288

by the way Steve, all you have to do is ask one of us to move it for you.
I'll lock this one.

Jim
Gumball is offline  
 
 
Closed Thread

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Outside Temp Sensor Patski77 Everything Electrical & Electronic 3 10-30-2008 04:46 PM
Outside air temp sensor not reading correctly Skippy1827 Your Other Rides: Pics & Videos 1 03-18-2008 10:39 AM
Outside Temp Sensor question judd sandage Everything Electrical & Electronic 1 02-11-2007 05:26 PM
outside (ambient) temp at 170' MNssei56101 1992-1999 5 03-06-2005 11:48 AM
outside temp calibration davegui 1992-1999 3 12-28-2004 12:36 AM


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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:14 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.