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2000 996 Carrera 2 coupe 6-speed: engine compartment temperature sensor


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Could somebody advise the part numbers for the engine compartment temperature sensor and the grommet that goes with it?

I am referring to the sensor that is located on the top, right side of the engine.  This sensor turns on the fan located on the engine compartment lid.

Thanks

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The fan should come on if the temperature measured by the engine compartment sensor is above a 176F or the temperature of the engine coolant is above 216F (see message of Loren on Sept.28, 2014 for more information)

 

It will come on if  you have driven in slow traffic in hot weather or if you have been doing sport driving with high RPMs .

I don't think it matters if it was a long drive or not.

 

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