Corrosion at Coolant Temperature Sensor on Dodge Shadow

Problem Description and Possible Solution

4 Cylinder engines, with a hard starting condition when cold and illumination of the Check Engine Light may have corrosion build up on the engine coolant temperature sensor. Our technicians tell us that the coolant sensor and pigtail should be replaced to correct this issue.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 117,000 (117,000–117,000)
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
6 people reported this problem
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Radiator cooling fan not coming on until engine is very hot and check engine light on. Replaced coolant temp sensor.