Crossfire, 2004-2005

Removal & Installation

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Except SRT



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Partially drain the cooling system.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Engine cover. Grasp both corners of the engine cover and pull up firmly.
     
    Engine coolant temperature sensor harness connector.
     
    Engine coolant temperature sensor retaining clip and slide the engine coolant temperature sensor out of the housing

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    Fig. ECT sensor and retaining clip (1)-all models

     

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To install:

  1. Clean any debris or corrosion from the engine coolant temperature sensor mounting surface.
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  3. Use a small amount of petroleum jelly to lubricate the sensor seal.
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  5. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    To ease the installation of the engine cover, apply a small amount of lubricant to the engine cover rubber mounts.



    Engine coolant temperature sensor and retaining clip (1)
     
    Engine coolant temperature sensor harness connector (1)
     
    Engine cover. Align the engine cover retaining clips to the rubber mounts, and push down firmly to connect engine cover to rubber mounts.
     

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  7. Refill the cooling system and connect the negative battery cable.
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