You are here:

Dodge Repair/location of coolant temp sensor: 5.7L

Advertisement


Question
where is the location of the engine coolant temperature sensor on a 2009 dodge ram 2500. 5.7 hemi

Answer
Hi Phillip,
Sorry for the delay in answering your question as I just found it in the "pool" to which it had been referred by Kevin, the other Dodge expert.
The engine coolant temp sensor it located on the front of the engine hidden below the a/c compressor. You need to remove the compressor mounting bolts enough to see under it, after removing its drive belt. It is mounted in the water jacket there and has a dark blue/dark green wire and a violet/orange wire on its plug.
Roland

Dodge Repair

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Roland Finston

Expertise

Get a Free Fast answer to your repair question about a Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth car, minivan, SUV, or truck. Problems with electronically controlled engines and transmissions as well as body wiring problems are my specialty. This free troubleshoot advice forum helps you diagnose faults, minimize repair costs or do-it-yourself.

I answer questions seven days a week and respond to you in about 30 minutes. "Maxed Out" means I am answering another question or asleep overnight so try again later.

I have do-it-yourself experience (50+ years) and a library of 100 1982-2012 Chrysler factory shop manuals and 20 multi-manual Chrysler Corp. CD's.

I was voted "Top expert" from 2010-2015 here at AllExperts, and have answered 20,000+ questions.

Experience

Five decades as a 'do-it-yourselfer' on domestic and imported cars

Organizations
Yahoo Autos Group called The Chrysler Lebaron Club (co-moderator)

Education/Credentials
Degrees in Physics/bruised knuckles.

Awards and Honors
"Top expert" of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 here at Allexperts. Quickest "average response time" at Allexperts (currently no. 1).

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.