Can you bypass a thermistor?
Thereof, can a thermistor go bad?
If it is near its rated resistance value, then so far, it is good. If it is very far or much different than its rated value, then the thermistor is faulty and should be discarded.
Furthermore, what should a thermistor read? A good thermistor should have an ohm reading around 11K Ohms at room temperature. If your ohm reading is far higher or lower than this then you should replace the thermistor.
Furthermore, what happens if a thermistor fails?
When a thermistor is failing, it'll display incorrect temperatures, or you'll see impossible temperature fluctuations. They measure temperatures and send resistance signals to the AC control module, allowing the system to automatically adjust so the cabin remains at the temperature you set.
Does a thermistor have continuity?
Thermistors do not have continuity, they show resistance. You should read around 10k Ohms at room temperature.