Corrosion at Coolant Temperature Sensor on Dodge Shadow

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.

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Average mileage: 117,000 (117,000–117,000)
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
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1994 Dodge Shadow117,000
Radiator cooling fan not coming on until engine is very hot and check engine light on. Replaced coolant temp sensor.
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