Q: P0118 - Need help!! 2002 Ford Escort

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I have a code that came up p0118 a temp sensor switch. I replaced it and now the car doesn't want to start. it won't turn over and catch but if I unplug the switch it's fires up like brand new. but I have to have it to get it inspected what could it be?
My car has an automatic transmission.

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