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i'm buying tools as a per need basis since i aint really much of a DIYer and i dont want to buy cheap tools ... but im going to do some easy stuff like changing oil, draining the coolant, the thermostat and Coolant temp sensor ... does anyone know what wrench size is the coolant sensor and the drain plug i already copped the filter wrench from Ipd... any help with these noob questions will be appreciated..
 

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Re: coolant temp sensor drain plug (deerok)

Is your temp gauge not working? Most of the times its just the tstat especially at your mileage. Took me 10mins to replace without draining the coolant (got a little wet).

For oil you will need a 12mm (for the splash guard) and 18mm for the drain plug.
 

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Re: coolant temp sensor drain plug (Turbos60)

thanks Nick...yea i dont know if you read that other post i had..but when i turn the car on first thing in the morning instead of it idling around 1500 rpms then slowly dropping down after a few moments... it just drops down right from jump and idles rough also i think its running a little rich.. by what i've read in doing some research and lucky i think one time suggested i take a look at was the coolant temp sensor... my temp guage seems to be fine but i'm gonna change the thermostat also as preventive maintance..
 

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Re: coolant temp sensor drain plug (Turbos60)

yea i ended up going to sears and dropping 2 bills on some craftsman tools ..lol
 

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Re: coolant temp sensor drain plug (Turbos60)

well gotta say the changing of the thermostat , ECT and coolant was a major success that did not cure the idling problem ..lol cleaning the MAF next ..
 
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