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Is the coolant temp sensor plug the same as the coolant temp sender?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by drfeelgood, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. drfeelgood

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    Just got a coolant temp sensor to replace my sensor, but its invoiced as a coolant temp sender? is it the same plug but can be used in both the temp sensor and sendor connection?
     
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  3. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!
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    yes its the same item, theres only two it could be, the other is a level sensor which comes with the entire bottle ;)
     
  4. drfeelgood

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    Ahhh good
     
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    i think if the car is pre 2000 the sensor should have a square plug and post 2000 are square one side and oval the other, not exactly what you asked i know, but worth knowing if the plug looks different when you come to fit it!!
     
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  6. drfeelgood

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    I got it from audi so all is a ok. Its the correct plug :)
     

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