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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 1.8L and 1.9L Engines CAUTION
Never open, service or drain the radiator or cooling system when hot; serious burns can occur from the steam and hot coolant. Also, when draining engine coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted to ethylene glycol antifreeze and could drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantities. Always drain coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or is several years old.

  1. Locate the coolant temperature sending unit on the engine.
  2. Disconnect the sending unit electrical harness.
  3. Drain the engine coolant below the level of the switch.
  4. Unfasten and remove the sending unit from the engine.
  5. If the same sender is to be replaced, remove and discard the O-ring. To install:
  6. If reusing the old sender, install a new O-ring.
  7. Coat the new sending unit with Teflontape or electrically conductive sealer.
  8. Install the sending unit and tighten to 18–22 ft. lbs. (25–29 Nm).
  9. Attach the sending unit's electrical connector.
  10. Fill the engine with coolant.
  11. Start the engine, allow it to reach operating temperature and check for leaks.
  12. Check for proper sending unit operation.
2.0L SOHC Engines
  1. Disonnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If equipped, raise the car and remove the left-hand splash shield bolts.
  3. Loosen the petcock and partially drain the radiator.
  4. Lower the car, locate the sender and unplug its electrical connection.
  5. Unscrew the sender counterclockwise and remove it from the engine. Fig. 1: Unscrew the coolant temperature sender to remove it how to install a coolant temp sensor in a 1995 - 90982g26.gif
    To install:
  6. Install the sender and tighten it to 13–17 ft. lbs. (17–24 Nm).
  7. Attach the sender electrical connection.
  8. If equipped, raise the car and install the left-hand splash shield bolts.
  9. Lower the car and fill the cooling system.
  10. Connect the negative battery cable.
2.0L DOHC Engines
  1. Disonnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Loosen the petcock and partially drain the radiator.
  3. Locate the sender and unplug its electrical connection.
  4. Unscrew the sender counterclockwise and remove it from the engine. Fig. 2: On 2.0L DOHC (VIN 3) engines, tighten the coolant temperature sender to 89–124 inch lbs. (10–14 Nm) 90982g27.gif
    To install:
  5. Install the sender and tighten it clockwise to 89–124 inch lbs. (10–14 Nm).
  6. Attach the sender electrical connection and fill the cooling system.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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The coolant temperature switch and fan control switch are located sie by side, mounted in the steel portion of the heater hose that runs from the thermostat housing to the firewall, it is underneath the air intake tube and the ignition coil pack, mounted to the back of the cylinder head. Either drain out some coolant or be very quick, and you can unplug and unscrew each switch from the hose and replace it with a new one. Make sure the engine is cold. After replacing make sure to check the coolant level add as neccessary. The single wire connector switch is for the guage, and the other is for fan control. Hope this helps, let me know.

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