Melted Wire Loom On Coolant Sensor - JKowners.com : Jeep Wrangler JK Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 Old 04-08-2013, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
Granite Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 352
Garage
Feedback: 0 reviews
Melted Wire Loom On Coolant Sensor

I'm not sure if anyone else has run into this or not, but I thought I'd put it out there.

While doing an oil change this afternoon I noticed the wire loom surrounding the wire to the crankshaft sensor(where it runs behind the water pump) was completely melted. It not only melted, but it had gotten hard and brittle, and had completely fallen off, leaving the wire unprotected. Had I not found it when I did, I'm sure the insulation on the wire would have melted shortly thereafter.

I think there were a couple contributing factors to the failure of the wire loom.
1) I live in a higher elevation. During my daily commute home I drive 10 minutes with the engine at 3K RPMs. When I get home the exhaust manifolds are glowing cherry red.

2) The factory fiberglass heat wrap doesn't go up far enough.

I would have taken pics of the failure but I had to get it fixed because I had somewhere I needed to be.

Anyway, something people want to check out.

Edit: Subject should state crankshaft sensor, not coolant sensor. If someone could change it that would be great. Thx.

'16 2dr Willys
'15 2dr Sport

Last edited by ShafferNY; 04-08-2013 at 05:51 PM.
ShafferNY is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JKowners.com : Jeep Wrangler JK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome