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Is there an engine coolant sensor on a 2001 t&c and if there is where is it? My engine fan does not come on. I tested the fan and it works.

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2.4 ENGINE COOLANT SENSOR IS LOCATED ON THERMOSTAT HOUSING THE 3.3 AND 3.8 ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR IS LOCATED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD.ALSO CHECK COOLANT FAN FUSE AND RELAY.FUSES RELAYS LOCATED LEFT SIDE OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

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  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2. Partially drain cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the electrical connector .
  4. Remove engine coolant sensor from coolant outlet tube .
To install:
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  2. Install engine coolant temperature sensor into coolant outlet tube.
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  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2. Partially drain cooling system.
  3. With the engine cold, disconnect coolant sensor electrical connector.
  4. Remove sensor.
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  2. Tighten sensor to 20 ft. lbs.(28 Nm) torque.
  3. Attach electrical connector to sensor.
  4. Connect negative battery cable.
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  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2. Partially drain cooling system.
  3. Remove upper radiator hose.
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  5. Remove cooling fan mounting bolts.
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