Engine Coolant Temperature ECT Sensor

The ECT responds to change in Engine Coolant Temperature. By measuring engine coolant temperature, the ECM knows the average temperature of the engine. The ECT is usually located in a coolant passage just before the thermostat. The ECT is connected to the THW terminal on the ECM.

The ECT sensor is critical to many ECM functions such as fuel injection, ignition timing, variable valve timing, transmission shifting, etc. Always check to see if the engine is at operating temperature and that the ECT is accurately reporting the temperature to the ECM.

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  • jo
    How to replace ect senser on 2002 prius?
    3 years ago
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    Where is the engine coolant temperature for Toyota hilux?
    2 years ago

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