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Where is my air charge temperature sensor located?

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Old 10-18-2018, 12:04 PM
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Where is my air charge temperature sensor located?

I have a 1995 F350 5.3L V8 and I am trying to locate the air charge temperature sensor

Any help would be appreciated
 
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I'm not sure when they moved it from the lower intake manifold (driver side) but my '96 F150 has it just above the air filter in the stock air box.

FYI you'd have a 5.8L, not a 5.3L.
 
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Old 10-18-2018, 01:02 PM
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Thank you for replying. 5.8L makes more sense

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I'm not sure when they moved it from the lower intake manifold (driver side) but my '96 F150 has it just above the air filter in the stock air box.

FYI you'd have a 5.8L, not a 5.3L.
 
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If not in air box...

Driver's side lower intake manifold in the middle tucked up against a runner.

Coil bracket, injectors & wiring keep it hidden.

If you pull it, it's liable to be gunked up.

Pretty sure only MAF trucks have it in air box, but could be wrong.
 
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Ford moved the ACT/IAT sensor from the lower intake, near the cylinder #6 runner, around 1994. Since your truck is most likely Speed Density it may still be there or on the side of the air filter box like the Mass Airflow (MAF) trucks.
 
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Is this it?
Is this it I
 
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Well ther yah go. Complete IAT sensor tutorial. Service with a smile.

Edit, comment came before pic.

Could you back up a bit?
 
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Originally Posted by Scndsin View Post
Well ther yah go. Complete IAT sensor tutorial. Service with a smile.

Edit, comment came before pic.

Could you back up a bit?
the top photo is a bit further back
 
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If you need another photo I am absolutely happy to take them
 
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Well it looks like one, but that doesn't look like a 5.8 to me so I deffer to other members.
 
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Originally Posted by Scndsin View Post
Well it looks like one, but that doesn't look like a 5.8 to me so I deffer to other members.
I am not 100% sure if that is my engine how would I check? I have been told by some folks that it is 5.8 I never actually now how to find out
 
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Originally Posted by ArieArie View Post

I am not 100% sure if that is my engine how would I check? I have been told by some folks that it is 5.8 I never actually now how to find out
It will say either on the hood sticker, the intake manifold (big cast iron thing on top of engine) or via VIN
 
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On a F-350 with a big flat manifold & that vac tree, I'm thinking 7.5.

Pic of the whole engine will put it to rest.
 
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Originally Posted by Scndsin View Post
On a F-350 with a big flat manifold & that vac tree, I'm thinking 7.5.

Pic of the whole engine will put it to rest.
excellent I would appreciate it someone once told me it was a 5.8 so I never thought different
 
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I just saw a sticker and it said clear as day 7.5l belt diagram
 

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