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How to remove ECT sensor - 5VZ engine

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by cesarel, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. cesarel

    cesarel [OP] Active Member

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    Hello guys, take a look at the picture, i have the ECT SENSOR located at the front of the engine behind the timing belt.

    How to remove it i cant reach it with any tool... any ideas?

    Thanks in advance for your help

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  2. MEDICDUDE423

    MEDICDUDE423 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a 19mm deep socket. Hope this helps
     

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  3. cesarel

    cesarel [OP] Active Member

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    Awesome! thanks for the share (beer)

    This step:
    8. REINSTALL FUEL PIPE
    Install the fuel pipe with 4 new gaskets and the 2 union bolts.

    does it needs to be 4 new gaskets? i don't have a shop near by... its indispensable to use new ones?

    Thanks for your comments again!
     
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