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Where does the temp sensor lead plug into on a 2001 taurus. The wire is disconnected so I need to wire it back to the hot end of the lead

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Thats not too weird as the car would kick on the fans at full speed when it detects a problem with the sensor. Your ECU is not reading the sensor properly and needs to be checked by Ford. I hope this helps you.

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Check your idle air valve, maybe your air filter needs to be changed. EGR valve may need to be checked at as well.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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There is a large vac line coming straight down from the throttle body that goes to the PCV system. See if it has a hole in it. It is likely sucking air.

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Sounds like your fan relay is gone.....Go to autozone and get a new one.

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if u dont hav a book then just mark them by # to remember--make sure u blow out the plug wholes before u removeum cause if dirt falls in the chamber the rings get hurt and ull be burnin oil--actually plugs today last 100 000 so the wires are more important

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