Are they the same?

Tiny
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  • 1995 CHEVROLET CAPRICE
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Is the "coolant temperature sending unit" and the "coolent temperature sensor" the same thing?

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Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 3:40 PM

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Tiny
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Well one is for the gauge and the other is for the computer. They work a little differently. The sensor is for the computer the sending unit is for the gauge

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Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 3:55 PM
Tiny
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So is the the sensor the wiring that goes into the sending unit or is it a totally different part

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Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 4:37 PM

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