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Old 02-13-2005, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by mpolli
What do you mean by "reversing polarity for cross testing" Are you saying that when you reverse the probes you get a different resistance reading? The thermistor should read the same regardless of which probe is on which connection.
Sorry about using confusing/wrong term. the readings are consistant as I reverse the probes (close enough) as they are moving lower at 80C. They never make it to correct operating range though.
Quote:
Originally Posted by mpolli
If you believe that the sensor is bad then you could hook up a resistor of what ever value it is supposed to be at running temp and if the engine is at running temp then it should be happy. I don't think zero ohms would be a good idea.
Good idea. I will have to go get one.
Thanks for your response.
Marty
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