O2 O 2 Sensor info solder splice joint
desmo888 at comcast.net
Fri Dec 20 06:30:20 EST 2002
Sorry, I believe it but that is amazing!!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Robinson" <quattrofan at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Dave K." <desmo888 at comcast.net>; "Suffolk GameServer LAN"
<suffolk.associates at verizon.net>; <SuffolkD at aol.com>
Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 12:06 AM
Subject: Re: O2 O 2 Sensor info solder splice joint
> He is correct! I ordered a new O2 sensor from TPC yesterday and Rod asked
> me which one I wanted. The price difference is only 20 bux too. I
> believe it either when he told me you had to do that!
> -Mike Robinson
> 88 90q
> On 12/19/02 8:48 PM, "Dave K." <desmo888 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > You have got to be kidding me...
> > Dave K.
> > '90 CQ
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Suffolk GameServer LAN" <suffolk.associates at verizon.net>
> > To: <SuffolkD at aol.com>
> > Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 11:34 PM
> > Subject: FW: O2 O 2 Sensor info solder splice joint
> >> Message: 13
> >> Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 17:11:58 -0800
> >> From: "toolphile" <toolphile at hotmail.com>
> >> Subject: Re: Solder electrical connections.
> >> IMPORTANT NOTE:
> >> IF your O2 sensor is the style with the ribbed black hard plastic
> > sheathing
> >> at the SENSOR end of the harness, splicing either with either a
> >> joint or chemical joint WILL NOT WORK.
> >> ALL O2 sensors must have a way of sampling the ambient air and
> > it
> >> with the air inside the exhaust manifold. For a long time, engineers
> > simply
> >> left a small opening at the top of the sensor (near where the wires
> >> out) for sampling ambient air.
> >> The NEW O2 sensors (with the sealed sheath) no longer sample ambient
> > at
> >> the sensor. They actually get a fresh air sample from the INSIDE of the
> > ECM.
> >> How? They actually draw a sample of fresh air from inside the ECM
> >> the wires going to the sensor, INSIDE the insulation covering the
> >> wire strands. This sample must get through the O2 sensor connector
> >> the hood) without being contaminated.
> >> This is why Stabilent 22A, nor any other 'electrical connector
> >> are to be used on these connections. Just as well, Making air tight
> >> connections that allowed correct air flow would be very difficult, and
> >> soldier connection would obviously block sampling.
> >> Unfortunately, the only workable repair FOR THESE SENSORS, is a NEW
> > HARNESS.
> >> :)~
> >> toolphile
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Donald Gibbons" <gibbonsnc at yahoo.com>
> >> To: <VAG-COM at yahoogroups.com>
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