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2010 Dodge Charger Base 4dr Sedan RWD

2010 Dodge Charger
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Large
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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June 12, 2011, 11:31 am

Lindell B
 

Question: 06 charger is overheating but not showing on gauge

06 charger is overheating but the gauge is still showing that the car is not overheating and the ac is not blowing cold


June 14, 2011, 6:49 pm

Elizabeth K
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There are different temperature sensors (one for the ECM, one for the dash gauge, one for the the radiator fans...) so it's possible that the dash gauge temp sensor is faulty. The a/c will shut off if the engine is running hot.

Start with confirming the car is overheating, then fix the overheating problem. Once that is taken care of, test the dash gauge and see if there is still an a/c problem. Here's an article on how to troubleshoot an overheating problem:
http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-overheating-or-running-hot


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