ARE THEY THE SAME?

  • Tiny
  • chris
  • 1995 Chevrolet Caprice
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 1,017,000 miles

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
  • hmac300
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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
  • chris
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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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