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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:05 am    Post subject: 1.9L mystery plug in engine bay Reply with quote

Was replacing my air filter yesterday and found this hanging by the filter box. Anyone know what this is, where it goes, and a guess at why it unplugged?

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Thanks for any info!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is the plug that tell us a month has passed since the last query. Please use the search function of this forum.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should be on the back of the alternator. Used with some kind of special testing equipment as I understand.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah i think i was the last one to ask this question. TDC diagnostic sensor. pretty much useless.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Captjon1959 wrote:
Should be on the back of the alternator...


And to be clear (so you don't go looking) it was merely attached to some alternators with a clip to keep it out of harm's way -- it does not plug into the alternator.

Has it really been a month since this was last asked? Tempus fugit.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:07 pm    Post subject: plug Reply with quote

stevey88 wrote:
This is the plug that tell us a month has passed since the last query. Please use the search function of this forum.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Related folow up... how the heck does this thingy come out of flywheel end of the engine?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to those of you who posted constructive replies.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

bstory wrote:
Thanks to those of you who posted constructive replies.

Cheers,
Brian

NEXT month you can be first to reply Razz
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe next month I will start a much more useful topic/post like asking people to post pictures of their cats in their vans. sheesh.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should we tell him about the oil filler thingy Cool
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SteveVanB wrote:
Should we tell him about the oil filler thingy Cool






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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SteveVanB wrote:
Should we tell him about the oil filler thingy Cool


Outstanding. Well played!
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2016 1:36 pm    Post subject: Re: 1.9L mystery plug in engine bay Reply with quote

Funny I never noticed this plug until I was pulling the engine after 4 years of ownership.
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