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Old 11-21-2012, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by rgk330i View Post
Oh, and if you replace the lower radiator hose, plan on replacing the temperature sensor too, because the shrunken O-ring won't seal properly when you replace it and it'll leak. I got away with it by wrapping a bit of teflon plumber's tape on the sensor beneath the O-ring to bulk it up a little bit, so you might try that.

-Bob
good stuff Bob. Another option - You can actually just replace the o-ring with rubber plumbing o-ring from hardware store:

O-ring only 5/16" ID 9/16" OD and 1/8 thick" failure of the sensor is rare and it's a few bucks for a pack of orings vs $20 for a new sensor. not much $$ either way.
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