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Old 04-27-2013, 12:27 AM
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Loss of engine temprature guage

Suddenly my tempruture guage on my 1990 350 sdl stopped working,I have a spare used that without successs,the sensor on the block is working, anyone has any idea what could cause that? or where I should start? thanking you guys in advance,
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Old 04-27-2013, 12:40 AM
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Welcome to the Forum.
I had a problem with my 85 300D suddenly pegging all the way Hot. sometimes the needle would fluctuate. When I turned the engine off and restarted, the gauge would read normal. I changed the temp sensor, changed the gauge etc.... took me a while.

My problem was the ground strap from the block to the frame. most of the one`s I have seen are bolted to the Adapter plate to the Body on the drivers side under the engine.

there were three HP ratings on the OM616...

1) Not much power
2) Even less power
3) Not nearly enough power!! 240D w/auto

Anyone that thinks a 240D is slow drives too fast.

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