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The exterior temperature reads temperatures below zero, when I am at a 90 degrees zone, thus makes that the ac does not work properly, is it a sensor?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The outdoor temp sensor is just inside the grill when you opent the hood. The part cost around $76 and kind of looks like a electrical plug receptacle. There are little clips holding the old one in that need to be held apart to dislodge it, slip the new one in, and you're done. Took about 5 minutes.
Posted on Jun 15, 2009
The sensor is located near the hood latch area in front of the radiator. If the temp is reading incorrectly, chances are it is defective. You can purchase a new one, they relativly inexpensive.
Disconnect the electrical connector then remove the sensor.
Good luck, let me know.
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
SOURCE: Cooling fan operation
sounds to me like the thermostat is sticking and allowing the car to overheat. with the a/c on the fan comes on and runs constantly to keep the engine cool
Posted on Oct 23, 2009
the outside temperature sensor on vehicles takes the temperature of the air about 2-3 inches off the ground, that close to the ground it might be a couple degrees colder than the temperature on the thermometer you have mounted in the window of your house.
Posted on Feb 25, 2010
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