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Sensor location on the block my husband said the temp light never worked since we had the truck. He just wondered where the sensor is plugged into the block, located.? Thanks

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The temperature switch on the 4 and 6 cylinder engines is located under the hood, passenger side, upper engine area, mounted on the end of the intake manifold.

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