I have a 93 S-10 Blazer that appears to have a bad coolant temperature
sending unit. The gauge reads 260 degrees even before starting the engine.
I have purchased a thermostat (may as well replace it at the same time) and
the coolant temperature sending unit from the local auto supply place. I
partially drained the antifreeze last night and took the thermostat and the
sending unit located in the water jacket located near the thermostat. I
looked at the sending unit that I received from the auto supply place and it
has different connectors on it. My question is: Is the sending unit that
runs the gauge on the instrument panel located near the thermostat housing
or did I remove the wrong sending unit? The auto supply place said that
they gave me the correct sending unit, even though the sales slip calls it a
all of that said, you can buy a 2wd with a limited slip and use it happily
for many years.
I have done it in my 1975 chevy van, my 2000 xj jeep cherokee, my 1966 ford
f250 pickup and others i have owned.
just be carefull if the road is icy.
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