What is the engine coolant temperature sensor?

What is the engine coolant temperature sensor?

What is a Coolant Temperature Sensor and How Does It Work? A coolant temperature sensor (CTS) (also known as an ECT sensor or ECTS (engine coolant temperature sensor) is used to measure the temperature of the coolant/antifreeze mix in the cooling system, giving an indication of how much heat the engine is giving off.

What is po116?

P0116 is the OBD-II generic code that indicates the engine control module (ECM) ECT monitor has read that the ECT sensor range or the sensor performance is not as the ECM expected when starting from a cold start and warm shut down, to the next cold start.

How do I fix code P1116?

What repairs can fix the P1116 code?

  1. Repairing and cleaning engine coolant temperature sensor wiring.
  2. Replacing the engine coolant temperature sensor.
  3. Replacing the engine computer.

What is code P1000?

Here is what P1000 means, in simple terms… It simply means that the engine control computer (ECC) has not completed its emission systems testing. A vehicle’s engine computer must complete multiple self-tests known as Readiness Monitors. P1000 means readiness monitor testing has not been completed.

Where is a coolant temp sensor located?

In most cars, the primary ECT sensor (ECT sensor 1) is installed near the thermostat in the cylinder head or block or on the thermostat housing. A second coolant temperature sensor could be installed in another part of the engine, or in the radiator.

How do I fix my P1116?

How do I fix code P1000?

Many times, this error code will disappear on its own after you drive the car for a while. In most cases, there’s no need to diagnose or repair your car when you see the error code P1000.

How do I fix my engine code P1000?

How can I fix a P1000 problem and where should I start? In order to clear a P1000 trouble code the vehicle must be driven through a Drive Cycle until all monitors are completed or in ready status.

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