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2008 equinox is throwing the p0118 code. The car says the engine is hot and turn a/c off. Although the temp gauge is all the way down at 0 temp. This problem is intermittent and will sometimes" fix" itself after minutes of driving or resetting the computer.

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Replace engine coolant temperature sensor

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

  • dfluken Sep 27, 2010

    Where is the location of the engine coolant temp sensor? Can't seem to find it.

  • cheap repair Sep 27, 2010

    this should be covered under the emission control waranty

    I don't know the location of the part but ususally near where the top radiator hose enters the engine.

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