Hey everybody, today we are back with another round of failed VW parts! This time we are breaking down the engine coolant temperature sensor, or ECT. You may also see this part referred to as a C.T.S. (coolant temperature sensor). I have put so many ECTs on VWs that it’s crazy. I really enjoyed doing this video. If you have a part you would like me do to a video on, shoot me an email to Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com.
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Today’s show is sponsored by Deutsche Auto Parts. They are the VW and Audi parts experts. They have great prices and awesome service. Plus they work really hard on a ton of VW DIY videos. Paul and the fellas at DAP are awesome. Also check out their new site at SHOPDAP.com
Join me today as we break down:
- What is a VW ECT
- How does a VW ECT work?
- How does a VW ECT fail?
- The symptoms of a failing ECT
- Diagnosing a bad VW ECT
- Is a VW ECT a DIY part?
- Green 4 pin ECT
- Grey 2 pin ECT
- and more
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