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Re: O2 sensor splice: crimp or solder?
> Subject: Re: O2 sensor splice: crimp or solder?
"Mark McCulley" <email@example.com> writes:
>crimp O2 sensor splices rather than solder them. I would think that a
>good solder connection would be better than a crimp for this
>Can someone enlighten me on this?
I soldered mine last week. PITA. I think the wires are made of
nichrome, they are stiffer and more difficult to work with than
copper. If butt splices provide an equivalent electrical connection, I
would do this rather than solder. I would also use high quality splices
with the integral heat shrink sealant (marine type). Use the smallest
that will fit. Then I would stagger the splices so they are not all
lumped together. This will allow the rubber conduit sleeve from the
OEM sensor to slide over the splice.