Metro, Prizm 2000-2002

Removal & Installation

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1.0L Engine



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine coolant system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the ECT sensor electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the ECT sensor from the thermostat housing.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the ECT sensor to the thermostat housing and to 7.5-14 ft. lbs. (10-20 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the ECT sensor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Fill the engine coolant system to the proper level.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

1.3L Engine



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine coolant system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector from the ECT sensor .
  6.  
  7. Remove the ECT sensor from the thermostat housing.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the ECT sensor in the thermostat housing and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the electrical connector to the ECT sensor.
  4.  
  5. Fill the engine coolant system to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

1.8L Engines



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the ECT sensor electrical connector from the ECT sensor located next to the upper radiator hose on the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Remove the ECT sensor from the cylinder head.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the ECT sensor into cylinder head and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the ECT sensor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Refill the engine coolant.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

 
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