Question about 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Heed of engine temperature!!! (Wait for engine cooling).
The engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor is placed on back of cylinder head, towards clutch side. Disconnect the electrical cable plug and remove the fastening circlip. Remove the ECT sensor by pulling out from cylinder head. Extract also old "O-ring" sealing rubber. Install new ECT sensor with new "O-ring" sealing rubber.
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Posted on May 29, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Temp sensor needs to be replaced
this does not mean the sensor is defective, it most likely means the engine thermostat is stuck open and the engine is not running hot enough to satisfy the computers preset temp requirements for minimum eng operating temp.
Posted on Apr 08, 2009
SOURCE: changing a engine coolant sensor
disconnect the electrical connector that goes to the sensor make sure the engine has cooled put a deep well socket or a box wrench on the sensor turn it out and install the new one, put teflon sealant paste on the middle two threads
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
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