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    My car has decided to start playing up , the tempersture sensor for outside is reading a cool -40c . have changed the sensor today but with no luck , should i disconnect the battery to reset it .Has anyone one else had a similar problem

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    it normally resets itself automatically.... plug terminals clean and free from water?..wiring all good?..

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    yeah the plugs are good sprayed a little wd40 to get rid or any water that may have been there and put some electrical grease on the terminals. checked the wiring as far as i can see think ill need to follow it all the way back now

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    wouldn't be the first time a replacement part has been proved faulty either....they are massproduced don't forget...

    not got a mate with one you can 'borrow' for 5 mins have you?.

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    i got mine changed when i bought the car, took it a few days to come around, wud take an odd turn an jump up r down, was fine after a few days.

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