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Ford OEM Coolant Temperature Sensor (83-95 5.0L)

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    Features & Details

    • Reliable Operation
    • OEM Quality
    • Fits 1983-1995 5.0L Mustangs
    • Sold Individually
    Reliable. A faulty or malfunctioning temperature sensor can send false signals to your Mustangs computer resulting in a over heated engine, leaving you stranded on the side of the road, so replace it with a brand new Ford OEM Coolant Temperature Sensor for peace of mind.

    OEM Quality. This Mustang Coolant Temperature Sensor is made to the original factory specifications from OEM quality materials for a perfect fit and reliable maintenance-free operation.

    Application. This Ford OEM Coolant Temperature Sensor fits the 1983 to 1995 5.0L V8 Ford Mustangs.

    Fitment: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 Details

    MPN# DY1145

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    What's in the Box
    Hardware included:
    • (2) Two rubber connectors
    • (2) Two connectors
    Installation Info
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        5 Top Rated Questions

        Will i need to drain radiator to replace sensor

        • The radiator will not need to be drained to replace the Ford OEM Coolant Temperature Sensor.

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        Is there kit for 1998 v6 mustang ?

        • At this time, we currently do not carry this for a 1998 V6 Mustang.

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        The coolant temperature sensor connector wires on my car is yellow and gray but the one you sent has only white wires on it. So how do I know what wires goes where? Or does it matter?

        • When installing the Ford OEM Coolant Temperature Sensor you should match the wire colors based on their location in the connector. The sensor comes with white wires as the OEM wire color has changed several times.

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        I have a 1990 5.0 mustang, 7 up Fox body convertible, coolant temp sensor is a single post elect connection!!! Replacement is a 2 post elect connector, is the 2 post, an improved replacement unit with the 2nd post to be grounded????? Thanks, Brent

        • That would be correct, this will replace your single post connection and one wire will now be your ground wire.

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        Coolant temp sensor Low Coolant light appeared recently..Sent car to Radiator Specialty shop yesterday Sat 04/14 Flushed system, added new coolant. Mech said all is fine...Light reappears today..I,m guessing sending unit may be inoperable..70000 miles..Car has been in storage for more than 10 years..Just starting to use it again...1994 Mustang GT 5.0 HO Where is sender located??? Could there be other reason for light showing..Flush, and new coolant Probably never been done before.$90.00 well spent.. Daughter bought car in 94..drove it for 6-7 years as a 3rd car..then put it into storage

        • The sender is on the driver side bank of the motor next to the distributor. The low coolant light could also be coming on because there might not be enough coolant in the overflow bottle.

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          Customer Reviews (11) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.7

          out of 5 stars

          • 4/5

            June 26, 2019

            Ect sensor and pigtail

            The wires are both white and not color coded to match factory harness..


            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            April 19, 2019

            Ford OE Coolant Temperature Sensor

            Most Ford Foxbody and newer Mustang issues are most often due to non-professionally maintained/ substandard wiring practices. The next most common issues being non-OE Sensors and ignition products installed. Note engine and gauge Coolant temperature sensors are (2) independent products, genuine Ford sensors produce proper value restoration to the Vehicle Computer, and AM prices them reasonably. Do the job once, is saving 5$ w/aftermarket parts worth stranding you, roadside? The shop that repairs the issue will use genuine OE Ford parts Replace parts, buy a backup product from AM!


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            December 07, 2018

            Ford OEM coolant temperature sensor

            This part was a genuine ford part. Super eazy to install. Had a problem running hot. I installed the sensor, and have a cool running motor now.


            Year: 1994 Submodel: Cobra

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            May 22, 2018

            coolant sensor

            No problemo'! Works great. No installation problems!


            Year: 1993 Submodel: GT

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          • 5/5

            September 24, 2015

            Great OEM Temp Sensor Replacement

            My original temperature sensor went out about a month ago, so I decided to pick one up. AM has never let me down so I bought what they had in stock. After about twenty minutes I have a working sensor and no worries about the temperature of my engine. Great product! Thanks!


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT Murphy, NC

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          • 5/5

            October 19, 2014

            Small overlooked part that makes a big difference

            Installed after I replaced all the ignition components in my 95 GT. Mustang still ran a little rough after all the new ignition parts, but the new sensor smoothed out my idle and got rid of the random "hic-up" it had before. If you have an old sensor, it's worth replacing.


            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT Chico, CA

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          • 5/5

            July 18, 2014

            oem is always good

            Got my ford OEM coolant temp sensor within a few days took the old one out wired the new one in and my cooling fan started to work again and my sn95 mustang runs at the right temp now and i couldn't be happier thanks american muscle!


            Year: 1995 Submodel: Cobra Chandler, AZ, USA

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          • 3/5

            July 09, 2014

            Pretty much what I expected

            Part was easy to install. I was upset at first becuase the clip for the sensor would not fit properly and secure itself. My father was able to help me get it secured.


            Year: 1993 Submodel: Other Boynton Beach, FL, USA

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          • 5/5

            March 07, 2014

            simple install

            needed a new sensor. cant beat the price. easy install works exactly like it should.


            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT Aston, PA

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          • 5/5

            November 23, 2013

            as close to original as I could get

            The original style sensor wasn't available anymore so I was left with using this instead. It worked perfectly. The installation instructions were straight forward.


            Year: 1988 Submodel: Other Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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          • 5/5

            July 02, 2013

            Easy swap

            Exactly what i needed. Easy swap out and great price.


            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT Wisconsin, USA

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