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Coolant temp sensor

If i unplug this sensor with engine running and the fan kicks on, sensor is bad, correct?

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No this is not true if you Unplug the coolant temperature sensor while the engine is running. This should cause the fans to turn on low then kick to high

Typically when the engine computer loses the signal from the coolant temp sensor, it just turns both fans on high so the engine will not overheat. i hope this helped you.

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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NO, the sensor is good.

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