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Coolant temp sensor help

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by stevieb, Oct 17, 2012.

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    [Oct 17, 2012]
    Engine managment light came on a few days ago i ran vcds and it came up with the error " coolant temp sensor radiator outlet g83 or 63" i changed the coolant temp sensor at the back of the engine 2 months back and need help finding this one now and any part numbers if anyone knows,thanks
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    Lewis583 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    [Oct 17, 2012]
    Engine code? Year?
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    its 2004 2.0 tdi 140bhp. i didnt write the code down ill connect it back up tomorrow and find it. it just said about the sensor on the radiator outlet saying limits too low
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    [Oct 17, 2012]
    there should be a plug inline on the outlet pipe of the radiator hose held in with a clip un plug, remove clip pull sensor out , repace and repeat
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    wheres the outlet pipe is it at the top left as u look over it
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    if i remember correctly its on the n/s of the car
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    sound. i found the other no problem but cudnt figure out which pipe was which on this one. could do with draining the coolant too n putting fresh in
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    [Oct 18, 2012]
    is this a bkd engine? i think the g83 is in the plastic housing that holds the thermostat in or in the lower hose to the radiator?
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