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Uplevel English Balanced Configuration

This gauge measures the temperature of the vehicle's engine coolant.

While driving under normal operating conditions, if the needle moves into

the red area, the engine is too hot.

Pull off the road, stop the vehicle, and turn off the engine as soon as



Voltmeter Gauge (Base Level Cluster Only)


Standard Theme

When the ignition is on, this gauge indicates the battery voltage.

When the engine is running, this gauge shows the condition of the charging system. The gauge can

transition from a higher to lower or a lower to higher reading. This is

normal. If the vehicle is operating

outside the normal operating range, the charging system light comes on. See Charging System Light 0 141.


Readings outside the normal operating range can also occur when a large

number of electrical accessories are operating in the vehicle and the

engine is left idling for an extended

period. This condition is normal since the charging system is not able to

provide full power at engine idle. As engine speeds are increased, this

condition should correct itself as higher engine speeds allow the

charging system to create maximum power.

The vehicle can only be driven for a short time with the readings outside the normal operating range. If the

vehicle must be driven, turn off all

accessories, such as the radio and air conditioner, and unplug all chargers and accessories.

Readings outside the normal operating range indicate a possible problem in

the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible.