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Old 01-16-2006, 02:01   #1 (permalink)
david marshall
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S Type outside air temprature incorrect

Hi there,

I have a 2004 S type diesel (2.7 twin turbo).

This morning when I started the car the temp gauge told me it was 3C, of
which I beleive this is correct. However after driving a coupld of hundred
yards the temperature started to rise... it went up to 20C...... it is
certainly not 20C in the uk....

I was wondering if the sennsor had become dislodged or something blocking
the air over the sensor as the original temperature recorded was correct ???

Any ideas or does anyone know where this sensor is located so I can check it
?

Regards

David Marshall


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Old 01-16-2006, 07:01   #2 (permalink)
daveb@cfl.rr.com
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Re: S Type outside air temprature incorrect

On Mon, 16 Jan 2006 08:55:53 -0000, "david marshall"
<dmarshall@bradley-refrigeration.com> wrote:

>Hi there,
>
>I have a 2004 S type diesel (2.7 twin turbo).
>
>This morning when I started the car the temp gauge told me it was 3C, of
>which I beleive this is correct. However after driving a coupld of hundred
>yards the temperature started to rise... it went up to 20C...... it is
>certainly not 20C in the uk....
>
>I was wondering if the sennsor had become dislodged or something blocking
>the air over the sensor as the original temperature recorded was correct ???
>
>Any ideas or does anyone know where this sensor is located so I can check it
>?
>
>Regards
>
>David Marshall
>


According to my CD Manual the sensor is located on the power assist
cooling bracket near the radiator. Sorry, the illustration doesn't
really give me much of an idea where that is. You should be able to
see it in that vicinity. A rough approximation would be a sparkplug
shaped attachment with a set of wire leads.

Hope this helps.

David
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Old 01-16-2006, 08:02   #3 (permalink)
david marshall
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Re: S Type outside air temprature incorrect

Thanks for your information........

I will have a look and get back to you all...... Let you know the outcome
....

<daveb@cfl.rr.com> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 16 Jan 2006 08:55:53 -0000, "david marshall"
> <dmarshall@bradley-refrigeration.com> wrote:
>
>>Hi there,
>>
>>I have a 2004 S type diesel (2.7 twin turbo).
>>
>>This morning when I started the car the temp gauge told me it was 3C, of
>>which I beleive this is correct. However after driving a coupld of hundred
>>yards the temperature started to rise... it went up to 20C...... it is
>>certainly not 20C in the uk....
>>
>>I was wondering if the sennsor had become dislodged or something blocking
>>the air over the sensor as the original temperature recorded was correct
>>???
>>
>>Any ideas or does anyone know where this sensor is located so I can check
>>it
>>?
>>
>>Regards
>>
>>David Marshall
>>

>
> According to my CD Manual the sensor is located on the power assist
> cooling bracket near the radiator. Sorry, the illustration doesn't
> really give me much of an idea where that is. You should be able to
> see it in that vicinity. A rough approximation would be a sparkplug
> shaped attachment with a set of wire leads.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> David



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