C1J1Miller at C1J1Miller at
Fri Feb 15 12:02:37 EST 2002

Phil wrote:
 5. Install spare sensor, test drive= Full boost. Life is good again.

 As Scott M. says--expect no more than a few years service from these
 3-pin sensors--and indeed mine had been installed just about 3 yrs
 ago. The 3-pin version doesn't tend to fail in the obvious manner of
 its 4-pin predecessor --i.e., a dead temp gauge. Instead, it will
 fail by giving a spurious engine overheat signal to the ECU (but in
 my car this did not consistently produce that warning-light message
 and chime) and can quietly rob you of boost and/or AC.

Gee, my mfts came with the car 100k miles/5 years ago, and seems to work ok...
ack!  now I've done it...

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