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BWD Temperature Sensor

Part No. WT381 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Product Features:
  • As a global manufacturer, Our has complete control of the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product
  • Temperature sensor design specifies tight tolerance thermistor response values to assure accuracy of the temperature measurement and proper part operation
  • All Coolant Temperature sensors are 100% factory tested to ensure trouble-free performance
  • Featuring the broadest sensor coverage in the market, we meet the service professionals needs with the highest quality product every time he opens the box
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Terminal Gender:Male (1)
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Terminal Type:Pin

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CARQUEST by BWDTemperature Sensor
 
5.0

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5.0

Works great! Can't ask for more.

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  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Simple to install

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      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Temperature Sensor:

      Easy install, and my outside air temperature is now accurate. Couldn't ask for more.

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      5.0

      easy to replace

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      from USA

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          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Temperature Sensor:

          it took 30 seconds to change this out

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          5.0

          good product

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          from clarksville,md.

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          • Durable
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              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Temperature Sensor:

              easy to install,perfect fit.

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              • Casual Driver

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              • Q:

                Where is the Ambient Air Temperature sensor located on a 2005 Ford Freestar
                Asked on 3/25/2015 by Cabby from Sewell, NJ 08080

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi Cabby, glad to assist you! The Ambient Air Temperature sensor is located in the front of the engine bay on the support for hood latch, between the outer grill and the radiator/condensor assemblies. For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts. The repair manual part number is 36097.

                  Answered on 3/25/2015 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                My Mountaineer's external temp is not displayed correctly- always a lot colder than what it actually is outside. Is this the part I need and will it make my air conditioner turn on faster once outside temp is reading correctly>
                Asked on 7/18/2013 by Shannnon

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                  A:

                  With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Air Charge Temperature Sensor - part# WT381, the ambient air temperature sensor may be the possible cause of the problem on your Mercury Mountaineer. However, without the presence of the vehicle we could neither diagnose the problem nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest you to get assistance from a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                  Answered on 7/18/2013 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                What are the symptoms of this part going bad? Will it cause hard starting when engine is warm and a short moment of a rough idle? I have a 1995 Ford Explorer OHV V6 4.0L.

                Is there a resistance reading I can do to test to see if the part is going bad? My check engine light is NOT on.
                Asked on 7/16/2013 by Joe

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                  A:

                  A bad BWD Air Charge Temperature Sensor - Part No. WT381 can cause poor performance, hard starting, hesitation, or poor fuel mileage. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 7/16/2013 by Morgan from AAP
              • Q:

                where is this located on my 4.2 truck engine?
                Asked on 5/24/2013 by tiny from north vernon indiana

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                  A:

                  In order to assist you with this BWD Air Charge Temperature Sensor - Part No. WT381, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle or you can contact us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store for further assistance.

                  Answered on 5/24/2013 by Morgan from AAP
              • Q:

                Where is the iAT intake air temperature located on a 2000 ford taurus DOHC ?
                Asked on 10/13/2012 by Learning mech from Hagerstown Md

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                  A:

                  The IAT (intake air temperature) sensor on your 2000 Ford Taurus should be located on the air cleaner box. If it is not on the box it will be on the black rubber tube from the air cleaner box to the throttle body (intake manifold). For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 10/14/2012 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                where is location of ambiant air temperature sensor on 2003 Taurus 3.0 24V
                Asked on 12/11/2011 by mikk from springfield,VA

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                  A:

                  The Ambient air temperature sensor is located in the front of the car, behind the grill, near the ac condenser in your 2003 Ford Taurus

                  Answered on 12/12/2011 by Dennis from AAP
              • Q:

                where is the ambient temperature sensor located on 1999 taurus?
                Asked on 7/11/2011 by jb

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                  A:

                  It is located on top of the thermostat housing..

                  Answered on 7/13/2011 by Start with Shane! from AAP
              • Q:

                I have a 02 mercury sable and the fans do not come on and overheats could it be coolant temperature sensor and if so where is that located.
                Asked on 6/13/2011 by rob from Johnstown,NY

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                  A:

                  The coolant temperature sensor is located directly adjacent to the thermostat housing. The thermostat housing is what the upper radiator hose (toward the right side of the engine compartment) connects to.

                  Answered on 6/22/2011 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                1998 Ford Explorer 4.0l engine with 150k on it. Starts perfect most of the time, but sometimes have problems starting when it is cold. It idles fine after starting. Is this most likely caused by the coolant temperature sensor or the ambient air temp sensor. Which one has the greatest affect on richening the fuel supply for cold starting.
                Asked on 2/18/2011 by Jeep8589 from N. KY

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                  A:

                  This could possibly be the problem. However, with out the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer.

                  Answered on 2/21/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                • A:

                  If you have the 4.0 SOHC then most likely your problem with rough idle on a cold engine is related to bad O rings on the intake manifold. This is a common problem. When the engine warms up and expands the vaccum leak will reduce enough for the idle control valve to compensate. If you go to replace the upper & lower O rings I suggest you replace the thermostat housing along with the sensors while you are there. The housing O ring is famous for leaking coolant.

                  Answered on 6/19/2014 by The Shagwell from New Jersey
              • Q:

                Where is this sensor located at on the engin
                Asked on 12/16/2010 by Anonymous

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                  A:

                  The engine coolant temperature sensor is usually located where the coolant runs OUT of the engine close to thermostat housing.

                  Answered on 12/17/2010 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
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