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1996 1500 vortec engine,where is the sensor that reads the temp located? WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE ANY PICS? AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

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The switch is either located in the intake manifold or the engine block and will look like this;

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    Cost is approx. $20.00

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