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2001 Prizm Coolant sensor

I have a 2001 Chevy Prizm and I need to replace the coolant sensor, but I do not know any easy ways of getting to it

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SOURCE: how to replace a coolant temp sensor on a 2001 vw jetta 2.0

here is a picture of where it's located on your jetta:

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Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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The coolant level sensor is located on the radiator. If you are looking at the engine from the front of the car it will be on the left side. There will some kind of clip holding it in the radiator. Removed the clip and pull the sensor out. You will lose coolant so try to swap it out quick or drain some of the coolant out. Once new sensor is installed, install clip to keep the sensor in place and reconnect the wires to the sensor. Crank the engine and make sure the coolant level is full. This should correct your problem.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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THESE SENSORS ARE A KNOWN PROBLEM REPLACE IT, IT IS HELD IN BY A WIRE RETAINER CLIP, IT IS LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC SIDE TANK OF THE RADIATOR NEAR THE TOP OF THE TANK, ENGINE SIDE. THE PART IS ABOUT $60.00

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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Take a small 90 degree pick. Inspect the fitting closely. Use the pick to "roll" the retaining clip off the fitting. The line will simply pull once this is done. U can install the clip first on reinstallation (inspect them closely) and then simply push the line into the fitting. It will "click" into place. Note u will have to orient the line perfectly to push in.

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SOURCE: Drain Engine Coolant in 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

there is a petcock at the bottom of the rad drain ti from there and use a antifreeze tester to check protection temp

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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