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2001 crown vic police..tempature sensor blew out of the intake manifold....I used JB WELD and put it back in and its holding...what could of caused this to happen? I thought there was only 15psi presure in there..

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I would suggest u use a machine shop for a more trustworthy fix. if the manifold was metal JB weld would work great, but an insert would be better and less likely to fail. As far as the failure goes it was most likely overtightened at the factory, it causes a small crack, expansion and contraction under pressure worked on that all these years, i am not a big fan of thermal plastic anything, 30 years of new car dealer wrenching experience tells me this.

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