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CR-V: How to change an engine coolant temp sensor in Honda

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How to change an engine coolant temp sensor in Honda cr-v 2008?

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hi

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ECT Sensor 1 Replacement

1. Drain the engine coolant.
2. Remove the air cleaner.








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3. Disconnect the ECT sensor 1 connector (A).
4. Remove ECT sensor 1 (B).
5. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal with a new O-ring (C), then refill the radiator with engine coolant.

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ECT Sensor 2 Replacement

1. Remove the splash shield.
2. Drain the engine coolant.








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3. Disconnect the ECT sensor 2 connector (A), then remove ECT sensor 2 (B).
4. Install ECT sensor 2 with a new O-ring (C).
5. Install the splash shield.
6. Refill the radiator with engine coolant.

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PGM-FI System Component Location Index



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Customer: Thanks! One more question - how much approximately (doesn't have to be very correct) I will have to pay for this work in the Honda service? Give me your best estimation. Thanks!
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it will depend on how much your service center will charge per hour

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it takes a little under an hour to replace

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Parts InformationOEM Part #Price
Coolant Temperature Sensor/Switch (For Computer)

Coolant Temp Sensor

37870RWCA01$35.60






















Labor InformationSkill LevelMfg. WarrantyStandard

Replace Sensor 1

B0.70.9

Replace Sensor 2

B0.40.5
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