Coolant temp sensor

Tiny
SATURNSW1
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  • 1997 SATURN SW1
  • 140,000 MILES
A mechanic I deal with told me that there are two temp sensors that are connected with the amount of fuel that is required for vehicle to run properly. One is on drivers side of block and is easy to find. The other one he says is behind the motor. Is he correct in telling me this? If so where is it and what is the name of it so I can buy one? Thanks for your time. Saturnsw1
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 AT 12:19 AM

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Tiny
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In 1996 and up the saturn S model cars only had one sensor that runs the temp gauge and the ecm coolant temp its located below the upper radiator screwed into the head. ALso inspect the inside of the connector if the terminals are blue or green instead of silver you will need a new connector also.
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 AT 12:39 AM
Tiny
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That was below the upper radiator screwed into the head just to be clear.
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 AT 12:40 AM
Tiny
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Thanks saturntech9 that was a quick response. Saturnsw1
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 AT 8:04 PM
Tiny
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So did you get the sensor changed?Was the connector corroded green or blue?
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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 AT 8:09 PM

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