Yes it sure can.
To avoid false readings due to rainwater running into the gauge from the surrounding ground.
Fuse location for temperature gauge for a Malibu
The distance between each line of the body is equal to 0.5 mm. Gauge the distance between each line is equal to 0.01 mm.
Generally the fuel gauge sending unit located in the fuel tank is at fault for incorrect fuel level readings.
Most oil pressure gauges operate by a varying voltage. The oil pressure changes the resistance in the oil sensor, causing the gauge to change readings.
Improper readings could result because of rain being diverged from the gauge by the trees leaves, or dripping water could also affect them.
Most likely the problem is with the Pressure Sensor in the engine block.
on the side of the radiator
Yes, but if your gauge is showing full when it isn't, then it's probably either a bad gauge or a stuck floater in the tank.
passenger wing mirror
The fuel gauge in a 2001 Cherokee could be having different readings due to a bad fuel sensor. The sensor is mounted inside of the fuel tank.