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post #1 of 6 Old 11-15-2011, 06:09 AM Thread Starter
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egt going crazy on start up

So I've noticed that when I start my truck up the egt has been peaking up at 2000 degrees. I don't understand how it could be correct, last night I noticed that my egt was at 1150 ish and when I flashed the brights it jumped up a hundred degrees- seems like an error to me but im looking for some input. Oh yeah my egt is hooked up to my cts insight-

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I have the older Edge Insight with the EGT plugged into it also and never had a problem, i would call edge you have a problem with the unit.
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Yep it sounds like a problem with the unit. There is nothing on the motor that could cause actual egts to reach those numbers without a load on the motor.

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well this sucks!!!

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Check your EGT probe connections to make sure they are making good contact. Also, you can't shorten the wiring to the probe or it will give you incorrect readings.

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You might want to also check your ground connections, I had a loose battery ground to the block and caused my analog gauge to bounce/flutter.


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