Engine Coolant Temperature Sender
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BWD Engine Coolant Temperature Sender

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This temperature sensor's design specifies tight tolerance thermistor response values to ensure the accuracy of the temperature measurement and proper part operation.
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BWDEngine Coolant Temperature Sender
 
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disappointing

By moon

from woodbridge va

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      failed emmission test

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      Cooling fans dont turn on!

      By Specialistisi

      from Sarasota,FL

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          Comments about BWD Engine Coolant Temperature Sender:

          Sensor for 98 Bonneville and though controled gauge perfectly it fails to kick on cooling fans at designated 212deg or ever. Researched problem and I am just one of many with this problem. Go with OE part for sure on this one! Ended putting back original to prove prob. after intake replacement caused alot of extra time, second guessing and back tracking!!

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          • Q:

            Where is the coolant temp sensor located on a 1997 Buick Lesabre 3800 v6?
            Asked on 5/12/2012 by Steve can't see it from Clearwater FL

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              A:

              Generally, the Engine Coolant Temperature sensor is screwed into the intake manifold near the termostat housing. Look for the upper radiator hose, and where it attaches to the engine.. The Temperature sensor should be nearby. Usually there is one wire coming out of the sensor. Some vehicles have two sensors, the second has two wires. These are also generally screwed into the intake manifold or one of the heads. The second one, if there, has two wires and these send signals to the PCM (Powertrain Control Module).

              Answered on 5/15/2012 by Steve from AAP
          • Q:

            i just purchased this temp sensor for my 1996 olds cutlass I installed it and the fans will still not come on once it is up to temperature I unplug this sensor and the fans come on, that tells me the sensor is either wrong or defective
            Asked on 5/10/2011 by morgantown from west virginia

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              A:

              In order to best answer your question, we need more information and our technicians would be more than happy to assist you if you could please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623).

              Answered on 7/7/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
          • Q:

            Is this the sensor that activates the cooling fans.
            Asked on 4/19/2011 by Rick from Morgantown

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              A:

              Yes.

              Answered on 4/21/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
          • Q:

            Neither fan will come on as engine temp increases. Eng. Temp gage seems stuck at one point. A/C compressor will not come on either.
            Asked on 3/25/2011 by freedbygrace from augusta, ga

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            • A:

              YOU MUST BLEED THE AIR OUT OF THE COOLING SYSTEM!! If you do not do this, the sensor will not read the temperature and more importantly, you WILL overheat the engine block and / or blow a head gasket.

              You MUST bleed the coolant system, THIS STEP MUST BE DONE! There is a brass bleeder screw located either on the thermostat housing and above the water pump or at both locations.

              I take the clamp off the small thumb sized hose near the top of the intake on the Pass side, just above the valve cover. Use a cotter pin puller between the hose and metal pipe so the air can escape from there.

              This is actually the "Highest point" of the coolant system and if done properly, you will defiantly get all the air out of the coolant system.

              WARNING!! COOLANT AND STEAM WILL BURN YOU!

              Don't forget to ALWAYS keep the coolant reservoir full when bleeding the system, or you will end up with more air in the system and you would have to start over.

              I Hope this helps,

              Master Tech Bill

              Answered on 4/29/2011 by Master Tech Bill from Rochester NY
          • Q:

            Does this sensor control the temp of the engine or just monitor it? If it does control it where is the sensor located ?
            Asked on 12/21/2010 by TCS33 from Lebanon, TN.

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              A:

              The coolant temperature sensor is a thermistor that changes resistance as the engine's coolant temperature changes. The sensor's output is monitored by the engine computer to regulate various ignition, fuel and emission control functions, and to turn the radiator-cooling fan on and off as needed. The most common coolant temperature sensor location is near the thermostat housing.

              Answered on 12/22/2010 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
          • Q:

            how do I change the engine coolant temperature sensore on my 1996 camaro v6. I already know where it is located. do I need anything special to coat the threads with?
            Asked on 5/11/2010 by Anonymous from Richmond Va

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              A:

              I would recommend using some locktite or the white plumbers wrap tape on the threads.

              Answered on 5/12/2010 by Mike from AAP
            • A:

              before you install the new senseru can put a little pipe joint compound on the treads or wrap a small amount of tifalon tape on the treads wraping the opposite direction of the twist on the treads

              Answered on 7/4/2011 by greasemonkey from tampa florida
          • Q:

            where in a 1997 CHEV. LUMINA 3.1L v6 is this sensor located?
            Asked on 3/16/2010 by BRAZ from FORT MYERS, FL

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              A:

              Coolant temperature sensors are usually located near the thermostat housing.

              Answered on 4/27/2010 by Mike from AAP
          • Q:

            where in a 2002 3.1L v6 is this sensor located?
            Asked on 11/16/2009 by Anonymous from wisconsin

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              A:

              In order to be more helpful in response to your question. We need specific information about your vehicle make, model, and year. If you happen to be near an Advance Auto Parts store, you can visit the store, or contact us at 1-877-ADVANCE. This way we can help you find the right part to fit your vehicle.

              Answered on 11/17/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
          • Q:

            Temp guage seems to give accurate reading but cooling fans don't run when temp gets high. Fans will run when A/C or defroster is on though so its not a relay. Could it be this?
            Asked on 10/20/2009 by Jim from Stafford, VA

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              A:

              We are unable to diagnose your vehicle. We recommend that you consult with your local machanic.

              Answered on 10/26/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
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