I have a problem with my malibu, I got a code on the obdii reader as though the coolant temperature reading is not correct, so in the car lcd on the instrument cluster I can see Coolant temperature : -- C. The problem is through my OBDII, I am able to get a reading from the ect sensor which seems correct and makes sense. Has anyone experienced this problem before ?

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    Which engine do you have in your Malibu? 2.4, 2.4 Hybrid, 3.5, or 3.6? Dec 17 '16 at 16:11
  • It is the hybrid model ! 2.4 ecotec Dec 18 '16 at 1:44
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    what's the code? can you communicate with the instrument cluster module?
    – Ben
    Dec 20 '16 at 19:21
  • Sometimes when your coolant temperature sensor goes bad then it can send a false signal to the computer. It may have sent a false signal
    – wilkvolk
    Aug 14 '20 at 23:26

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