[V8] V8 won't start when engine is hot!

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Nov 17 15:40:57 EST 2004

What an Audi laugh.  They charge more for the O2 sensor with longer wiring
harnesses and less for the reference sensors with longer wiring.

At 01:53 PM 11/17/2004 -0600, Tony and Lillie wrote:
>Subject: [V8] V8 won't start when engine is hot!

>Your problem sounds exactly like the speed sensors. There are two of them on 
>the drivers side of the engine. The are held in by two 10mm head screws. The 
>connectors are under the drivers side distributor. It's easiest if you 
>remove it. The replacements are about $170 each. However, I've recently 
>found that the ones for a 5000-or your S6 for that matter-function exactly 
>the same as the V8. For that matter, both on the V8 are functionally exactly 
>the same. The ones for the 5000 are about $112 on bimmerzone.com, you might 
>find them elsewhere for a little cheaper. Th only difference in them is the 
>length of wire before the plug. On the V8, it's about 10", on the 5000, 
>about 2 feet. I'd just make a couple of nice loops and zip-tie them.

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