Check Engine Light Due to Failed Coolant Temperature Sensor on Toyota T100

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.

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Average mileage: 180,000 (165,000–210,000)
Engines affected: 2.7L 4 Cylinder, 3.4L V6
6 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998
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From cold start, after engin runs about 15 seconds the temp indicator in the instrument cluster swings all the way to the peg on the right (high temp) and stays there.
1995 Toyota T100 - 2.7L 4 Cylinder 165,000 mi,
current temperature sensor flashes and cut to aselerar and engine power is cut at a pause