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Originally Posted by Tom944 View Post
I'm not an expert withe the temp sensor but if it was me once it is running with it disconnected and the engine is warm I would plug it back in. If this works the sensor is FUBAR and perminently indicating that the engine is hot.
What does FUBAR mean?
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When you unplug it the mixture will get richer but too rich for the engine to run well when it is hot. Pluging it back in will short the wires and return the mixture to normal.
I was told I can stick in a resistor in the coolant temperature sensor connector to tell the DME that the engine is warm and lean out the mixture. I tried 47 a ohm resistor and the engine wouldn't start. Do I need a 47K ohm resistor instead of a 47 ohm?
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