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Old 09-27-2011, 05:56 PM
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Question Loose plugs, what are they for ?

Just bought a 2003 Ram RC, opened the hood and found a loose plug, what is this for ?



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Might post up the wire colors. Someone may be able to cruise a wire diagram and let you know what it is...
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could it be an engine block heater plug?
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That is the temperature sensor for the outside temperature display.
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That temp sensor should be bolted through the bottom bolt of the headlight assy.
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9 times out of 10, the factory will make ONE main harness for all the different models of a specific vehicle (i.e. the Ram line up) with all the necessary connectors for the different accessories. And then, later, when the accessories are added, they will be plugged into their corresponding harnesses. The empty plugs are usually for accessories or add-ons that your rig didn't come with or is pre wired for...
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Ambient temp sensor . Should be bolted to the bottom headlight bolt.
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Yep, it reads the outside temperature & displays it on your instrument panel
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Ok, I see the pic now. Duh... On the computer at work all I saw was the second picture and thought we were talking about empty plugs in general... So, yeah, what they said... Ambient temp sensor...
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Thank you all for the help. This is the most helpful forum I've ever been on, thank's again.
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