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hi i thought id update on this. The sensor seems to be functioning fine, and i also short circuited the coolant wires. When doing this the fan started when earthing one of them, but when I tried the other nothing happened and the gauge didn't move!!
Must be a wiring fault then!!!
sounds like you're testing the Fan switch, are you sure its the coolant temp sensor?
The dash gets its info from the Engine management, if there's no fault (dash lights), then sounds like sensor.
If the wiring was duff, short/open circuit, then the engine managment would light up.
Or faulty dash.
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2003 Renault Clio 1.5DCi 80 Dynamique