: Where is the coolant temp. sensor located?



catera00
02-26-11, 06:22 PM
tried googling and searching on here. I bought a new coolant temperature sensor and cant seem to find it on the motor. Thanks

http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/images/product_images/thumbs200/standard/siax54.jpg

retho78
02-26-11, 08:21 PM
I think it's on the coolant bridge.

catera00
02-26-11, 09:03 PM
I think it's on the coolant bridge.
The one on the coolant bridge is for the temp. guage and looks like this:

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/wcsstore/CVWEB/staticproductimage//425/large/3995380_bwd_wt408_pri_larg.jpg

I think the one i bought is on the block somewhere. Its the one that tells the computer how hot the coolant is. Not to be confused of course with the coolant fan switches on the radiator

retho78
02-26-11, 09:29 PM
I think there are two sensors on the coolant bridge, maybe the one you are questioning goes on the back side of the bridge...not sure.

retho78
02-26-11, 09:32 PM
Also, this coolant bridge picture might be from you car. On page two (scroll down) you can see the coolant bridge and the sensor might be located on the back of the bridge (facing the car, right side).

http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-catera-cimarron-forum/192624-anti-freeze-leak-need-help-2.html

Thanks.

catera00
02-26-11, 09:48 PM
Also, this coolant bridge picture might be from you car. On page two (scroll down) you can see the coolant bridge and the sensor might be located on the back of the bridge (facing the car, right side).

http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-catera-cimarron-forum/192624-anti-freeze-leak-need-help-2.html

Thanks.

holy crap youre right! I see it. And yes, thats my car. ha! Thanks man

retho78
02-26-11, 10:05 PM
Hahaha...you're welcome!

retho78
02-27-11, 11:49 PM
did you replace the sensor?