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2002 s60 tempature went right to hot when i started it.

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2002 s60 tempature went right to hot when i started it.

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Hello i am new to this forum please have patience with me.I have a 2002 s60 non turbo.I jumped in it yesterday morning and the tempature went right to hot.Checked motor was cold.Drove it appox 6 miles checked it again not hot temp still pinned to hot.Checked all fluids all where fine.Noticed didnt shift well either.Could you please help me with problem.Ideas or anything thank you.
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Re: 2002 s60 tempature went right to hot when i started it.

Post by abscate »

Probably either a sensor or wiring problem with the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor , or ECT for short.

A volvo engine will run for about 30-60 seconds overheated before it is damaged to thousands of dollars of repairs, so be aware that you are driving without a 'warning system'

I will find some pictures to direct you to the connector of the ECT , you can check that for corrosion, otherwise, its a replacement for that component. Its about $50
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