I have a check engine light and computer says its my temperature sensor, where is that located on the engine?
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado
Question: Where is the location of the temperture sensor
Answer #1mastertech6371 April 12, 2011, 17:44Master
a code never identifies a bad part, just a failed system.
i am assuming that it is a 128 code which talks abouttemp of the motor. more than likely, it is a failed thermostat. i would look at this before a coolant sensor.
by the way, it is located by the thermostat housing and has a 2 wire connector.
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Replycking, April 12, 2011, 19:32Rookie
Your right sorry it was a 128 code, the dealership said it could be the temp sensor, the thermostat or a lose wire, or low coolant...he thinks its the sensor so we bought it, but nobody at the auto zone could find it under the hood. I may take it back and get the thermostat. its a high dollar thermostat wow.. thanks for you help, this site is so cool, you have been a big help.
Replymastertech6371, April 13, 2011, 14:50Master
the reason it is expensive is it comes as a housing.
your welcome good luck
Replybarry232, March 15, 2013, 12:26Rookie
i beleave that sensor is behind the driver side tire take tire off and remove rubber around fender well and you should be able to see it