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

12,830

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...

115,305

I suspect a sticking thermostat.

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