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Where is the ECT sensor located on 2004 XJ8 4.2 Vanden Plas

I got a P0125 code and it's been suggested that I sreplace the ECT sensor. Is it top left forward on top of the engine?

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you will see it to the front upper portion of the engine near the coolant induction piping, and it has a grey female connector plug...just a rule of thumb,if this plug isnt snug or come lose the cluster display will show the engine overheating.

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