where is the engine coolant temperature sensor located

Asked by Jan 17, 2015 at 04:52 PM about the 2006 Dodge Charger RT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

BWD Engine Coolant Temperature Sender
Part No. WT5066 for reference for a 2006 Dodge Charger R/T with a 5.7L engine.

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its in the front of the engine ...here is the procedure...the pic is not the greatest 5.7L/6.1L Labor Operations: Click to display a list of Labor Operations associated with this procedure 1. Partially drain the cooling system (Refer to 07 - Cooling - Standard Procedure) . 2. Remove accessory drive belt (Refer to 07 - Cooling/Accessory Drive/BELT, Serpentine - Removal) . 3. Carefully unbolt air conditioning compressor from front of engine. Do not disconnect any A/C hoses from compressor. Temporarily support compressor to gain access to ECT sensor (3). 4. Disconnect electrical connector (2) from sensor (3). 5. Remove sensor (3) from cylinder block.

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The AC compressor is not on top of 2006 Dodge Charger RT 5-7l it is on the bottom. You have enough access without removing anything but the engine beauty cover.

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