How To: Replace a Saturn S-Series engine coolant temp sensor

Replace a Saturn S-Series engine coolant temp sensor

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This video will show you how to replace the engine coolant temp sensor in a Saturn S-Series car. It is recommend that you use a 1/4-inch ratchet with a long socket on it so you don't torque it too much. If you get a sensor from the dealer it will have some red sealer on the threads that makes it ready to install. If you go after-market and get one, you'll need to put some Teflon tape on the threads. Before you take out the old sensor, the Saturn's engine needs to be cooled. Watch the rest to get more instructions on the replacement of the engine coolant temperature sensor.

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I have a saturn SL1 2001 and its is ROUGH starting when it is cold Have to open the throttle to get it to start and runs rough

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