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Old 01-20-14, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default LS400 90 water temp sensor problem

I ordered a new after market water temp sensor. when i got it removed from engine, the sensor is different. teh after market is smaller and can not be fitted into the hole.

I contacted seller, they claimed they have checked with 3 sources and the item they sent to me was exactly for my car model.

can anyone pls help to provide OEM specs e.g. diameter, length etc of the original one?

here is the pic of they sitting together. new one is after market. the signal wire plug fits in perfectly.



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Old 01-20-14, 07:03 PM   #2
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Subscribing for curiosity. I also own a 90 but mine is a Celsior. With this ECT sensor.
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Old 01-20-14, 07:15 PM   #3
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correct Toyota part number is 89422-20010

and by the way, that new one does not look like any year model of LS400 water temp sensor!




the seller is completely incorrect

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just saw your post, give me a second and I will verify Toyota part number!
BIG thanks LS. you are the man
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refresh for pic added to post #3
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this link is cheapest I have seen for real genuine Toyota sensor --- I bet he will ship to Vietnam if you ask him

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Thanks again LScowboyLS
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if you must go aftermarket - this is the cheapest one I would use
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send seller Bozo the Clown the pic of sensor and Toyota box
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Thanks LScowboyLS, I am working this out with seller first. by the way, I search the part no you gave me and found many. not going to buy non OEM again but I dont know for sure what the measurements means in this image



does it specifiy the length and diameter of the sensor?
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send seller Bozo the Clown the pic of sensor and Toyota box
I did he responded that he would check if the correct sensor was packaged in the morning.
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I bet he will ship to Vietnam if you ask him
I tried to contact the seller but ebay responded seller wasnt able to answer your question
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I tried to contact the seller but ebay responded seller wasnt able to answer your question
make sure to pick question category "other"
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Hi Guys The two wire sensor is for ECU the other one has just one wire ; It is for the Gauge on dash . They are right next to each other in Water bridge ... I got the two wire from True Blue Auto parts online It is Beck/Arnley
$ 23.00 and some cents with free shipping Good service.
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if you must go aftermarket - this is the cheapest one I would use
I say DO NOT get this one! I ordered one for the price and turn out it did not even fit! Won't even clip on what so ever, it may with some modification to the plastic piece. So I went ahead and went OeM!
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