Heat that is coming from inside the car as well as outside of the car can cause the temperature gauge of the car to increase. When temperatures are extremely high within the inside of the car, the temperature gauge will ... More »

The most common reason for a coolant temperature gauge not working is a problem with the coolant temperature sensor. Signs of a bad sensor include black smoke in the exhaust, a car using more gas than usual or a car over... More »

The check gauges light on a vehicle indicates that a malfunction has occurred and the vehicle needs to be inspected, serviced or repaired. A check engine or check gauges light can indicate a loose fuel cap, low engine oi... More »

Signs that a fuel pump is failing include a sudden sharp decrease in overall gas mileage, high car temperature and frequent related engine stalls, slower acceleration or frequent drops in speed when accelerating or going... More »

The most common reason for a coolant temperature gauge not working is a problem with the coolant temperature sensor. Signs of a bad sensor include black smoke in the exhaust, a car using more gas than usual or a car over... More »

A mechanical temperature gauge uses a Bourdon tube filled with temperature-sensitive liquid to indicate temperature, while an electrical model uses a variable-resistance unit that varies current to the dial as temperatur... More »

Some tips for troubleshooting an auto cooling system include checking the car's temperature gauge on a regular basis and checking for leaks in the car's coolant system. Leaks often occur at hose connections but may also ... More »