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Toyota Tacoma Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor May Stop Working at Higher Mileages

Toyota Tacoma Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997

Engines Affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.7L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 232,500 mi (185,000 mi - 280,000 mi)


At higher mileages (125,00+) the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor may intermittently stop working, especially when the vehicle is fully warmed up. This can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or an engine stalling problem.

  • Visitor, , 2.7L 4 Cylinder, 185,000 mi

    Have similar symptoms (dificulaty starting when engine is warm and turned off for 10 minutes or less)
    Would like to replace engine coolant sensor but do not know where it is located.

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 280,000 mi

    stalling, hard starts

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