[V8] poor gas mileage
dsaad at icehouse.net
dsaad at icehouse.net
Fri Nov 19 14:45:49 EST 2004
Actually you are right - that resistor looking thingy is in fact a resistor
thingy. A RTD to be a bit more precise (which I think means Resistive
How did it become melted? It lives in a pretty protected place for that sort of
Quoting allanvega at adelphia.net:
> Well, I solved part of my problem. I swaped out the air temp sensor and isv.
> Now the o2 sensor codes are the only codes that remain. I think the faulty
> air temp sensor is to blame for my fairly new o2 sensor failer. The plastic
> housing was melted ont to that resistor looking thingy (not actual part
> > From: "Matt Smith" <smittypig24 at yahoo.com>
> > Date: 2004/11/17 Wed PM 05:05:40 EST
> > To: <allanvega at adelphia.net>,
> > <v8 at audifans.com>
> > Subject: RE: [V8] poor gas mileage
> > I replaced my O2 sensor about a year ago and I had that same problem a few
> > weeks ago. Got about 10mpg. I got another new O2 sensor and it's back to
> > normal, 20mpg just about everywhere. If figured it's only $30 so why not
> > it first. I didn't have to splice wires...everyone talks about the 4 wire
> > sensor, when the one I used (ford taurus v6) works fine. Just my
> > experience...
> > -Matt
> > Purcellville, VA
> > "1990 V8Q" 103,000 Black/grey FOR SALE!!!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf
> > allanvega at adelphia.net
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 9:35 AM
> > To: v8 at audifans.com
> > Subject: [V8] poor gas mileage
> > Hello folks. This past week I noticed my gas mileage drop off a bit (8mpg
> > city) the fpr and o2 sensor cant be more than a year old. I tried
> > diconnecting the o2 sensor already(There was no differance in gas mileage)
> > Here are the codes i pulled :
> > 2342 (o2 sensor)
> > 2341 (o2 sensor)
> > 2322 air temp sensor
> > 4431 idle stab valve
> > I suspect fault wireing somewhere. any help where to start would be a
> > help. Thanks. Allan
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