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Old 02-13-17, 06:06 PM   #1
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Default What sensor is this in the front of the SC?

I thought it was a outside temperature piece for the cluster but the car doesn't have that on the cluster any info? thanks it's located inside the front bumper right underneath the bumper aluminum
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For your air conditioning too, not just cluster reading.
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To add to Thomas' answer, they all have the ambient temp sensor even for '92-94 models without the cluster display. Supposedly, you can get the display with a '95 cluster and controls, but I tried it and it didn't work.
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For your air conditioning too, not just cluster reading.
What does it do with the AC unit?

I removed mine when I was modding my bumper so now wondering about it
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What does it do with the AC unit?

I removed mine when I was modding my bumper so now wondering about it
I am going to guess that when you have the AC unit in Auto the a/c ecu will turn off the compressor at very cold temperatures. I have noticed that it is not on during very low temperatures so I assume this is where it gets its signal to do so. Strictly a guess however.
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