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CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor

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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.

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CARQUEST by BWDCoolant Temperature Sensor
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (4)
  • Small cars (3)
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    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect replacement

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from Kissimmee

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars
    • Small Cars
    • Trucks

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

    I bought it to replace a malfunctioning sender. It was easy to replace.

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    (14 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Exactly As Advertised!

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    from Carneys Point, NJ.

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    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy to install

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

        Easy to install. You will need a 1" wrench or an adjustable wrench and a little thread sealant. You will loose no engine coolant so don't worry about making a mess or having to top off the coolant. It took all of about 10 minutes on my 1995 Mustang GTS and now my coolant fan works as it is supposed to.

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        (13 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great product, easy install

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        from Englewood, CO

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

          I had to remove the throttle body and use a deep socket to get on top of this sensor. throttle body was only held on by 4 bolts on a 92 Explorer. Easy install.

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          (14 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Looks just like the OEM

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          from Clifton Park, NY

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          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

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            • Trucks

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

            Looks and works just like the OEM part.

            Use an adjustable wrench to remove and replace.

            That is the easiest way to do this one. It is in a tight spot.

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            (14 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

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            from Ohio

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            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Cars

              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

              Works well. Good fit, good replacement.

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              (10 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Part works like it should.

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              from Andover, Ks

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              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

              Good part, good price. It is great that advance auto carries so many parts in stock!

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              (9 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              OVERALL VERY GOOD

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              from BELLEVILLE,IL

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              • Easy To Use

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                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

                  Put this on my 95 T-BIRD 4.6L was veryeasy to install and I didn't loose ant anti freeze. Don't forget to use the tape for leaks. Works GREAT

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                  (15 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Works great!

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                  from Michigan

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

                    My coolant sensor went bust so I go where I always go, Advance, of course they had the part in stock and an hour later my truck was back up and running. The only difficulty I had with this part was that its packed in there pretty good, so it took a little while to get the sensor out, but it went in great and works perfect!

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                    5.0

                    Works Perfect!

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                    from Clearwater, FL

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                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Cars
                      • Small Cars

                      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Coolant Temperature Sensor:

                      Bought a sensor from autozone and it fit correctly. Put it in the car and it wouldnt start. I tried 2 more of the same part and they did not work. Went to advance and bought this part. Much better construction than the AutoZone one, copper threads instead of plastic ones! Plugged it in and the car runs perfect!

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                      • Q:

                        I have an 89 Ford ranger 2.3l extended cab. Where is this the coolant temperature sensor located?
                        Asked on 9/20/2015 by Rob

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Rob, I'm glad to assist you. The coolant temperature sensor on your 1989 Ford Ranger 2.3L is located under the hood on driver side in upper engine area just below the air tube intake, should be mounted in the intake manifold.

                          Answered on 9/21/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        Is there a difference between an ECT sensor versus a sender versus a switch?

                        My 1994 Lincoln Continental Executive suffers from a malfunctioning dashboard temperature gauge, and, more alarmingly, the radiator fan does not turn on. There appear to be two ECT senders on the engine, and I believe one is sent to the dashboard gauge, while one is routed to the computer for the purpose of activating the fan (among other functions).

                        If I end up replacing both components, can I use the same ECT sender for both, or do I need to distinguish between sender, sensor, and switch?
                        Asked on 1/2/2015 by miamatt from Miami, FL

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Miamatt, it's actually a good question! The part #WT5058 is the Engine Coolant Temperature sensor used by the EEC system ( engine computer). The instrument cluster “talks” to the EEC to get temperature readings. I’m not sure which other switch/sender you are talking about, but it appears the EEC system controls the fan using information from that sensor as well.

                          Answered on 1/9/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        location of ECT on 5.0 91 Ford 4x4 150 Code fault 51
                        Asked on 8/16/2014 by William from United States

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi William, To get more specific information on the location of engine coolant temperature sensor I would recommend purchasing a Chilton or Haynes Repair Manual for your vehicle, not only will it show the location, but you'll find it handy for many more projects on your vehicle.

                          Answered on 8/17/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Where is the coolant temp. sending unit located on a 1991 E250 with a 460 CI engine?
                        Asked on 3/31/2014 by Mike

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Mike, I'm glad to assist you! It is located on the passenger side of the block at the rear of the motor.

                          Answered on 4/1/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 1992 Ford Ranger with a 2.9 Liter Engine and I have recently put this part in and when I cranked the truck I got a fault code 21: Engine Coolant Temperature out of self test range. Cna you please tell me what this means, do I need to switch a wire or I need another sensor? Thanks.
                        Asked on 12/25/2013 by Everlasting from Washignton,NC

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        where is the ect sensor located on the 1987 2.3l ford ranger
                        Asked on 12/20/2013 by uncle b from dunn n.c.

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                          A:

                          Hi uncle b, glad to assist you! The coolant temperature sensor is located on the bottom of the intake manifold right above the oil filter.

                          Answered on 12/21/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Does this unit send the reading to the teperature gauge
                        ?
                        Asked on 10/28/2013 by Dick Sitler from Grantville, Pa. 17028

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Dick Sitler, the coolant temperature sensor is used to measure the temperature of the engine coolant of an internal combustion engine. The readings from this sensor are then fed back to the Engine control unit (ECU). This data from the sensor is then used to adjust the fuel injection and ignition timing.

                          Answered on 10/28/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 1992 ford ranger with a 2.9 cylinder engine and I want to install this in my truck, but I need to know were this sensor is and and how many do I need? Thank you.
                        Asked on 9/20/2013 by Everlasting from Washington, NC

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                          A:

                          Hello, with reference to your question, BWD Engine Coolant Temperature Sender - Part No. WT5058P, is an exact fit for your1992 Ford Ranger, the coolant temperature sensor location is usually near or on the thermostat housing. However without the presence of your vehicle we cannot provide you with an accurate answer. For any further assistance, please feel free to 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 9/21/2013 by Max from AAP
                      • Q:

                        where can i fine on my 1990 lincoln towncar 5.0
                        Asked on 1/24/2013 by papa from rockford IL

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                          A:

                          The coolant temperature sensor is screwed into the intake manifold near the thermostat housing. Look for the upper radiator hose, and where it attaches to the engine. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our technicians would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 1/24/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Where would this switch be located on a 1993 Mercury Topaz with the 3.0l v6?
                        Asked on 7/14/2012 by Tom from Summerville, SC

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          The Coolant Temperature Sensor on your 1993 Mercury Topaz is located on the bottom side of the coolant recovery tank. It contains a reed switch and a magnetic float. 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 7/15/2012 by Rick from AAP
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