Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor - removal and refitting

Removal
1 The sensor is screwed into the cylinder block below the inlet manifold.

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

3 Drain the cooling system as described in Chapter 1.

4 Disconnect the sensor wiring plug.

5 Unscrew the sensor from the cylinder block.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but on completion refill the cooling system as described in Chapter 1.

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    Specifications
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