[V8] RPM Sensor / Ignitition Timing Sensor + O2 Sensor?
jward.v8 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 12:06:32 EDT 2005
Yup. I did a wiretup on this a while back and found it in the archives:
Note in this picture (
http://184.108.40.206/V8Q/pics/RPM-Sensor-Conector(Bottom).jpg) there is a
rouge green wire; this is the extra (chassis) ground that I used on the Bosh
4-wire sensor. I eventually grounded it to the engine block and haven't had
any problems sence. The 2 white heater wires go to the plug called out in my
photo as O2 sensor, and the black sensor wire goes to a single fast-on
(spade) connector with a rubber boot just barely seen south of the 2 white
For me, the O2 sensor was a very easy job, but some people have a bear of a
time breaking the O2 sensor loose if the previous installer didn't use
thermal grease (supplied on all new Bosh O2 sensors).
Here is a shot of the O2 sensor in the X of the exhaust cross pipe:
http://220.127.116.11/V8Q/pics/YouSmellSomething.jpg - Grey wire is the 4th
one that goes to engine ground.
Good luck Torrence,
On 7/3/05, Torrence Thomas (Mobile Office) <tethomas at onlineaccesscards.com>
> Did I see an O2 sensor in that photo? Please verify. Geez. Now I've got to
> replace that one too? Didn't even know it was there.
> >http://18.104.22.168/V8Q/pics/RPM-Sensor-Conector(Bottom).jpg - Here is
> >view from the bottom of the connectors. My camera was able to squeeze in
> >there (unlike my big head), but I unfortunately don't remember any
> >points to give you. Tip: The connector spring-clips used on German cars
> >don't have to be removed to unplug the connector - just squeeze the
> >into the body of the connector and pull the plug loose. You probably
> >know that, but I figured this out on my own after several months of
> >ownership ;-)
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