2007 Jeep Compass

Removal & Installation

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Specific to:

Jeep Compass 2007-2009

Jeep Patriot 2007-2009

The following procedure can be used for removal and installation of either ECT sensor.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor electrical connector.
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  9. Remove the ECT sensor.

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    Fig. Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor location (coolant adaptor mounted)-2.0L and 2.4L engines



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    Fig. Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor location (1) (engine block mounted)-2.0L and 2.4L engines

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To install:

  1. Install the ECT sensor as follows:
    1. Coolant adapter mounted: Make sure the ECT sensor is locked in place.
    2.  
    3. Cylinder head mounted: Tighten the sensor to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Reconnect the ECT sensor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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