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Help needed: Temp. gauge quit working

Today my temp. gauge just quit working all of a sudden. The needle dropped to the left of the gauge. I suspect a loose connection or broken wire. However, I am not sure where the temp. sensor and the wire to it are located.
Also, I noticed I have a wire going to the top of the fuel filter/water seperator that has broken. What does this wire do? Could it have anything to do with the temp. gauge problem? The truck is an 88, F350 with the 7.3IDI
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The wire that is by the seperator, makes the "water in fuel" light come on. If i'm not mistaken, I think the sensor is my the thermostat housing. Hope this helps.
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The wire that is by the seperator, makes the "water in fuel" light come on. If i'm not mistaken, I think the sensor is my the thermostat housing. Hope this helps.
I will look again for the thermostat housing. It was near dark when I was looking this evening and I never did find the housing.
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