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Where is the second temp sensor on the 2000 ford mustang 4.6?

The book, and parts store says there are two temp sensors on the 4.6 ford mustang engine in the 2000 model. Found the first one on the front of the manifold. Wheres the second. They said ones for the gauge and the other one is for the computer.

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  • rbrt_wingate Dec 26, 2008

    I found the first water temp sensor beside the the altenater, but wheres the second on? Supposedly that's the one for the water temp gauge.

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On  4.6 engines the ECT is located at the left side of the alternator outside the engine block. Thsi si the one that the computer reads.

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  • Thomas F. Schneider Dec 26, 2008

    There is a sending unit on the lower intake manifold with one wire connected to it. Should be up towards the front driver's side under the upper intake.


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