Neon, 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. With the engine cold, drain coolant until level drops below cylinder head.
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  3. Disconnect coolant sensor electrical connector.
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  5. Remove coolant sensor.
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To install:

  1. Install coolant sensor. Tighten sensor to 18 Nm (165 inch lbs.) torque.
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  3. Attach electrical connector to sensor.
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  5. Fill cooling system.
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  1. With the engine cold, drain coolant until level drops below cylinder head.
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  3. Unplug the sensor electrical connector.
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  5. Remove the sensor from the vehicle.

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    Fig. The coolant temperature sensor (which controls the gauge) is located near the camshaft position sensor

    The coolant temperature sensor (which controls the gauge) is located near the camshaft position sensor
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To install:

  1. Install the sensor in the vehicle and tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
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  3. Attach the electrical connector to the sensor.
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  5. Refill cooling system.
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