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So what's this piece?
« on: Dec 23, 2012, 10:51:46 AM »
Hey Guys,
This is tucked into the right side headlight mounting bracket, I'm thinking a temperature probe?
If if is for temp, any reason I can't relocate it to the inside of  the headlight bucket?
...It's mounted right in the way of where I need to drill to install new turn signals.
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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #1 on: Dec 23, 2012, 11:07:17 AM »
You are correct-thats a air temp sensor. Mine is located inside my headlight bucket with sensor sticking out the hole where the wiring goes into bucket.



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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #2 on: Dec 23, 2012, 11:07:42 AM »
I don't think your want to put this inside your headlight as it tells the ECU how much fuel to send.
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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 23, 2012, 12:28:04 PM »
No problem mounting the probe outside of the headlamp. When I change my headlight out that is where I put it.
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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 23, 2012, 01:57:03 PM »
Thanks guys!
Ended up mounting the signals just a little further forward than where I thought they'd hit, so I'll be able to put the sensor back into the factory mount.
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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #5 on: Dec 24, 2012, 10:45:56 AM »
Glad it worked out for you.  I agree, i wouldnt move that piece inside the bucket.  the heat from the bulb and protection from actual temps would manipulate what the sensor tells the ecu. 
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Re: So what's this piece?
« Reply #6 on: Jan 01, 2013, 09:17:39 PM »
You can mount it in the bucket, just make sure it's in the back by the hole with probe sticking outside bucket.