Temperature Sensor


Is your coolant temperature sensor leaking?

Has your engine managment light (EML) come on? It could be a faulty temperature sensor or thermistor.

Call Autoexperts Medway in Gillingham today for an engine management diagnosis and repair. We are Medway’s leading local garage that can diagnose and repair these types of engine management and coolant faults.

Radiator fan switch:

The radiator fan switch is automatically switched on when the coolant reaches a set temperature and this operates the cooling fan motor. Car owners can book with our service reception when your cars cooling fan does not work.

Checking your water and oil levels regularly because it is the ideal way of helping to avoid unnecessary bills.

Temperature Sensor:

In modern cooling systems the fan control switch is replaced by a coolant temperature sensor. The temperature sensor is known as a thermistor and is not simply a switch. The thermistors resistance changes as the engine warms up, its resistance becomes less. As a result this variable resistance sends a signal to the ECU and hence allows the ECU to determine when the cooling fan operates. The signal that now has a lowered resistance consequently increases the current flow to the ECU and the dashboard temperature gauge.

Book your car now and our technicians will check the resistance of your vehicles thermistor. The clear advantage of a temperature sensor is that it is very accurate in detecting temperature changes consequently it is a key component in keeping your car running smoothly.

Contact us and we can check your vehicle thoroughly. Our workshop in Gillingham is close to Chatham, Rochester and Rainham in the centre of Medway.

Why Choose Autoexperts Medway?

Our technicians will check for coolant leaks when servicing a vehicle. The most common areas our technicians look at are split hoses, radiators, temperature sensors or switches. The checking of which become free when paying for a full service due to the fact that your vehicle is being worked on already. Book now and inform us at the outset of any concerns like coolant problems.

Autoexperts Medway in Gillingham have established a superb reputation for high quality vehicle repair services. As a result we have many testimonials from our customers from Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester on our testimonial page.

Book you car with our service reception or click on this service tab for more information.

 

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