The temperature switch is usually located above the oil filter. Does anyone know the answer or can they explain how the thermostat can cause this to happen? When that happens the tempature cauge remains at cold, no movement. It seems to reset itself after a while. Yea i think have the same problem. Its probably occurred 10 times in the last 6 months, 7-8000 miles. Then, I disconnected the battery, and when i reconnected it 20 min later it was back to normal.
Do I need new wiring harness? Next is the relays and fuse's. Next time it happens, I would feel the radiator hose, to see if it is warm enough. I've faced this problem well over a year now, and i only encounter its appearance after it rains, while in summer the engine works perfectly. Is there a result special. I will follow up when it does. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Is it the one for the gauge on the dash? Do you get heat inside of the cabin? The needle stays around the middle area of the gauge and the heat works great.
So even though the engine wasn't actually running 'hot' I guess the computer is designed to have that same message come up when it realizes the car isn't warming up as fast as it should be. Once temps go below that I have problems. If either brides not run, it's the vector. It has got to be something to do with the ambient temp. Well taking it to a dealer would have been my first thought but since I bought my truck in the U. I know it wasn't right on top of the hose neck that goes to the radio and where I expect the thermostat to be.
With the engine still running, I told him it was ok to open the coolant tank, cause the fans kept it so cool, it wasn't likely to spew, and it didn't. And watch the temp gauge when you start cruising. Hi everyone, This is to help whoever can benefit from it. Started my Equinox '08 3. So that we are able to bring more beneficial information on next posts.
I feel that if you find out why the fans quit working, then you may also have solved the front turn signal issue. Your truck takes a long time to warm up correct? You will need to remove anything over the cover to open it. Changed the thermostat to be certain and there was nothing wrong with it. I find that it's on the driver's side of the motor and it's pretty easy to swap so I do. Well then I drove for about 5 minutes and it did it again. Man are dealers in Canada gouging Canadians or what? Sometimes it will do it at higher temps depending in weather.
By the manual it might not have been required yet, depending on mileage, but say so. I had the same problem and replaced the engine temperature sensor but that didn't fix the problem. Didn't make sense to me but thanks for the info! Have it towed to the dealer and let your warranty work. At this time my temp. Mike: The engine is a 4. If it was actually overheating and the gauge worked and showed that then I would definitely try thermostat first after checking coolant level, fans, and water pump. From what I understand, the most common remedy to this warning message is to replace the thermostat.
I drove about 20 minutes twice today, at the end of the second trip it did it again. Listed below is a fantastic graphic for 2008 Chevy Truck Engine Hot Ac Turned Off. I had this problem too a couple of days ago. Since your replaced T-stats and sensors, I'm sure you're not low on coolant. Good luck Jan 08, 2009. Anyways, I found my problem was my block heater cord!! Do not forget to share and love our reference to help further develop our website.
What is the state of overall maintenance? If they run, your problem lies elsewhere. Electric Fan s not working, Checking the fan s , relay, fuse and engine temperature sensor's. Hopefully you like it as we do. I re wired the block heater cord couple days ago. You need to replace thermostat then have codes reset and it should be good. The level gets low, and once the engine comes up to temp, the thermostat opens, and when the coolant begins to circulate, the temp sensor is left exposed, the temp gauge tanks, and the system kicks into a safe mode by turning on the fans full blast.