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Coolant temp sensor help

stevieb Oct 17, 2012

  1. stevieb

    stevieb New Member

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    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
     
  2. Lewis583

    Lewis583 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Engine code? Year?
     
  3. stevieb

    stevieb New Member

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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
     
  4. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    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
     
  5. stevieb

    stevieb New Member

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    wheres the outlet pipe is it at the top left as u look over it
     
  6. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    if i remember correctly its on the n/s of the car
     
  7. stevieb

    stevieb New Member

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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
     
  8. murran

    murran Well-Known Member

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    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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