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I need to adjust my engine coolant temperature sensor since my examine engine light is on and also is throwing password P0117-ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR LOW, yet I can not seem to uncover it. Has anyone changed one before and knows whereby it is located, i"m pretty sure it"s somewhere near the alternator?Dodge lamb 1500, 5.9.

Its behind the alternator top top the intake manifold down beside where the thermostat housing is (if spring at her engine native the front). But, depending on the year of your truck, you may have actually one or two. -On part "98, some "97, and all "96 and older, there should two (one is a sensor, one is a sending out unit). One is for the PCM (the ECT sensor) and the other one is because that the temp gauge and also warning light (a sending out unit). The one to the left of the thermostat real estate is for the sending unit, and the port just behind and to the best of the t-stat housing is because that the ECT. -On some "97, part "98 and also all "99 and newer trucks, there is just one the does both tasks (sensor and also sender) and it must be come the left that the t-stat housing.

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I do the efforts to acquire a picture as finest as i could but is it the sensor best under that hose I"m holding up ideal behind the alternator?

Yes, that have to be it. There can be one more one ~ above the various other side of her t-stat housing too, just depends together I described above.
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