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Re: O2 sensor splice: crimp or solder?

> Mark McCulley wrote:
> > 
> > A lister mentioned yesterday that he thought that current list wisdom was to
> > crimp O2 sensor splices rather than solder them. I would think that a good
> > solder connection would be better than a crimp for this application. Can
> > someone enlighten me on this?
> > 
> >
> Mark

> I would crimp, solder then heat shrink in that order.  That is the way I
> do all of my connections.

There are some O2 sensors that this doesn't work for... at least according
to GM who have a TSB on the subject.  Some sensors get their reference air
thru the wires and the solder/heatshrink can block it.