After clearing the code, the car drove fine for most of that day, then it returned. My question is that whether the low engine temperature can cause the difficulty to start the engine? Follow correct Self-Test procedures, refer to Section 2, Quick Test. I removed the engine cover and believe I found the coolant temp sensor in the spot the tutorial shows. So I start my car up a day ago and the check engine light turns on. The car runs fine with no hesitation at idle or normal city driving.
As far as how to repair those items, your best bet is to purchase a repair manual. It appears to be an easy job. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use. Advertisement I have a 2004 Passat V6. It seems like there shouldn't be exposed wiring here. If I start the car then immediately reverse out of my driveway then the car has a very rough idle but if I wait around 5 seconds in park idle then reverse out of my driveway it is smooth. Shouldn't it start up easily after being warmed up even if the glow plug harness was bad? I let it cool down and poured some water into the over flow bubble looking thing and it didn't look like any water was leaking out.
If I am not mistaken this error code means that I have a coolant system issue. Always consult a professional repair manual before starting your repair. As a result of the angle change, the engine timing is advance or retard. So I need to clean the sensor first then maybe replace it, but I can't find the sensor on the intake manifold. The Engine temp was normal at 190' or just below even after quite a bit of driving today. I googled it and said it is possibly the coolant temp sensor? How can I figure out which sensor is bad? He also claimed that what he did had nothing to do with this issue. I have a code P3081 I have replaced the temp sensor and the reserve coolant tank I am going for the thermostat next.
Bentley says it's on the rear coolant line, but that eludes me as well. The solution is here : P3081 Possible Solution: Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start. Its always dead center after warming up and always stays there. It will save a lot of time and frustration. I have a Hanes manual and apparently is not too difficult to do. Looking for a wiring diagram? I checked my coolant sensor and its a black one, not a green one.
Unfortunately where my dash lights don't work sometimes I can't see my gas gauge and I ran out of gas today. The code is triggered when the sensor is taking too long to warm up. Is this the most likely? How hot does this area get? Where I can find an engine diagram for a 2008 accent gls? You mentioned you had the thermal switch replaced; is that the only item to be concerned with? They found the bad thermostat when they replaced the Bank 1 adjuster. Sometimes if I pump the gas pedal very quickly I can get it to start. The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. Before replacing the sensor, check for the condition of the heated oxygen sensor fuse and connectors. I just had my 1998 Passat 1.
It is just an overflow tank. I have an 04 Silverado Z71. I have not tracked the leak down yet, if the car sits a while there is a small puddle of coolant under the bumper on the right side. Now it does it pretty much everytime we turn the player on. Today I was sitting in the parking lot of a store and the car was idling for about 25 minutes while I ran into the store and I come outside from the store and there was a huge lake under my car and the engine was running hot and smoking. P0119 Coolant Temp Signal Intermittent.
I have searched for an answer to this problem on these boards and one possibility may be a vacuum leak. I bought a new ect sensor and pigtail to rewire it but can't find the ground wire anywhere. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off. Just hit the address abive to take you there. Probably the thermostat is gone.
I than replaced the thermostat didn't change. My car dash thermometer stays pretty close to the bottom low then after about 4-5 minutes it shoots up to 190F and stays. I'm changing the coolant temperature sensor, but cannot get the thing out of the harness. If not, you found the problem. However, in the morning coming out of my heated garage the car starts right up no problems whatsoever. If I were to try and seal it, I would need to use tape.