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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.
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.

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