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1997 Subaru Legacy radiator selection

When trying to purchase a 2nd market radiator, I am asked if I have the coolant sensor, which doubles the price. How do I know what model radiator to purchase? I only see 4 connections..in/out, trans in/out and overflow.
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  • Walter Morris May 11, 2010

    were there any wires connected to the radiator

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The coolant sensor is located in the coolant pipe under the right side intake manifold runner.

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