ETC sensor problem?

Asked by Apr 03, 2017 at 12:36 PM about the Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 Legacy Outback...temperature gauge jumps up to red area, then
down, then up again, but radiator is cool.  Is this an ETC sensor
problem?

3 Answers

10,060

It's probably the sensing Thermistor ,,, shouldn't be that expensive .... Is the fluctuation making you cooling fan cycle on-off?

I will check that...

76,635

I suspect a sticking thermostat.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Legacy

Looking for a Used Legacy in your area?

CarGurus has 439 nationwide Legacy listings starting at $3,295.

Postal Code:

Subaru Legacy Experts

  • #1
    Anthony_60
    Reputation
    1,270
  • #2
    Nick Eidemiller
    Reputation
    740
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza
56 Great Deals out of 827 listings starting at $2,188
Used Subaru Outback
53 Great Deals out of 584 listings starting at $2,495
Used Subaru Forester
51 Great Deals out of 988 listings starting at $1,900
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
7 Great Deals out of 87 listings starting at $4,495
Used Honda Accord
81 Great Deals out of 1,074 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
62 Great Deals out of 1,933 listings starting at $850
Used Honda Civic
297 Great Deals out of 3,465 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru WRX
7 Great Deals out of 161 listings starting at $20,888
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi
68 listings starting at $14,999
Used Ford Fusion
146 Great Deals out of 2,081 listings starting at $995
Used Honda CR-V
51 Great Deals out of 2,525 listings starting at $1,997
Used Toyota Corolla
180 Great Deals out of 3,731 listings starting at $2,245
Used Nissan Altima
70 Great Deals out of 1,307 listings starting at $2,500
Used Subaru Crosstrek
171 listings starting at $22,994
Used BMW 3 Series
144 Great Deals out of 1,812 listings starting at $2,616

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.