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Over heaqting signal coming on. says ck coolant. put coolant…

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Over heaqting signal...

Over heaqting signal coming on. says ck coolant. put coolant in it and now the signal is coming on again. coolant is low and it smells hot

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

How do I ck for leak

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2010 volks wagon tiguan

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tiguan yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing just coolant. just acquired car 2 weeks ago

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
thanks
VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago

Hey how are you ,I will Try to Help you with This Issue
In some cases, I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.
I am here Sunday through Friday from around 5 am to 9 pm Eastern time.Zone If you respond and I do not respond back right away I will do so as soon as I can.
If you see a call request on your screen ,That is an automated feature the web site offers all customers.

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW PDF FILE OF THE COOLANT SENSOR NEEDS CHECKED HERE , NOW THERE IS NO LEAKS CORRECT ?

HOW DOD YOU CHECK COOLANT ?

DO YOU HAVE GOOD HEAT ON IT AT IDLE ?

Are you looking for the most possible causes or you are repairing it yourself .

Please Let Me Know

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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago

ECT SENSOR REMOVE AND REPLACE PROCEDURE ,CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW RR

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
please. I need the basic where to start. I am a 65 year old woman I will probably end up at a shop and I don't want to be taken for a ride.
VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago

ok i got you ,

if that is the case that sensor is the most common , this should cost $150 tops, parts and labor, That ect sensor is sending a false reading to car computer making this message to come on ,have it checked and replaced

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VW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago

This the part # needed

2010 Volkswagen Tiguan (5N1)

L4-2.0L Turbo (CCTA)

Parts and Labor

Parts and Labor

Parts Information OEM Part Price

Coolant Temp Sensor

Temp Sending Unit part # 06A919501A $43.86

Order By Description.

Labor Information Skill Level Mfg. Warranty Standard

Replace

Coolant Temp Sensor 1.0 Labor hour

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