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coolant - water temp gauge? Which gauge?

Whats a good gauge and where do you put the thermocouple? thanks!

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Hey CSIPD I was wondering did you take out your dash to do your gauges? Because I think I have to fix my coolant gauge by replacing it and don't know how to do it.

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no need to remove the dash to install gauges... you have no factory coolant gauge if your in a 7.3???

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I do but having a problem. Maybe you can help there is a link on this forum about it. My gauge bounces and shows a false reading sometimes. I explained the whole thing let me get you the link
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Would be awesome if you could help me change this gauge. I have changed so much and now I have to go to the gauge itself. I think I have to pull the dash or something. Let me know what you think I would like to get this fixed asap.

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There is no way for the factory PCM to see water temp. It can see oil temp and may make a guess from there, but the auto truck do not have a water temp sender.

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Okay I put in the plug though that plugs into the back of the t stat. It threads in plugs in and then that wire goes to the gauge.

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I just want to put in a new gauge is there an easy way.

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