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Old 07-02-2014, 06:10 PM
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my check engine light is on my 1999 dodge ram 1500 5.2L V8 and the diagnostic says its the ambient air temp sensor but i cant seem to locate it i changed a few other sensors such as the air charge temp sensor but i need this one to remove my check engine light any ideas as to were it may be
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It's on the front right of the keg, behind the alternator.

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is ther a way you can maybe show me a picture of it if at all possible i need to get rid of the engine light to go do my smog
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this is what i just changed not sure if it was the right one
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yeah i changed it it was extremely black but my engine light wont come off and it still says the same thing when i run the diagnostics
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everything i look up tells me its this but cant find this part anywhere
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Do you have an overhead console, that displays outside temp? (if so, does it work?) That is what the ambient air temp sensor is for. That feller should NOT set a check engine lite. Verify you are getting five volts to the IAT.
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how would one verify they are getting 5 volts to it
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