[V8] Ign Question to the V8 Guru's out there

cobram at juno.com cobram at juno.com
Sat Apr 14 19:00:36 EDT 2007

If the ECU doesn't see a signal from the hall sensor, it retards the
timing 20 degrees and disables the knock sensors.  Your car will perform

On the 5 cylinder Audi's, the engine won't fire at all with a
bad/disconnected hall sensor, the ECU needs the signal to determine #1
reference alignment. 

Hit any key to continue, or any other key to quit.

"Scott Phillips" <Scottp at ippe.com> writes:
> Subject '90 V8 PT *Chipped*. 
> Not that the chip matters here but you might wanna know.. 
> On the pass dist hall sender.. mine has never been connected (not 
> since
> I got the car 8 months ago.. and almost 10K Miles).. The car runs,
> great, starts fine good MPG.. the Question.. is why? Is it a backup? 
> I
> can't connect it cause 2 of the 3 wires are broken (upon inspection) 
> so
> until I get the replacement part.. its gonna stay as is.. just 
> wanted to
> run it up the flagpole.

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