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Q: Where is the Coolant Temperature Sensor located?

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Location of the Coolant temperature sensor

My car has 200 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Coolant temperature sensor is located at the upper radiator hose where it connects to the engine. Should be a green plug connector just to the left of the hose.

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