fixed my wideband - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to   Members

DIY Turbo Discussion greddy on a 1.8? homebrew kit?

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-04-2008, 03:30 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 218
Total Cats: 0
Default fixed my wideband

Wasted 60 bucks on a new sensor then discovered......


So anyway, after replacing the sensor and not seeing any change in result, I began tracing every wire to find a short. I couldn't find one. Then I decide to remove the AEM and send it in for warranty. As I'm pulling the unit out, I notice one of the wires that goes to my harness is loose. As in, just sitting there in the engine bay, not hooked up to anything. So I dig around behind the head and find a matching plug and connect them... and everything suddenly works!

JimAtFSU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2008, 03:59 PM   #2
Elite AbsurdFlow Member
Laur3ns's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Enschede, NL
Posts: 2,057
Total Cats: 10

That sucks, but victory on finding the cause. I blew a fuse recently and it took me an hour finding the blown fuse, since the shop installed it.
Laur3ns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
I'm Miserable!
iTrader: (5)
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: SLC, Utah
Posts: 1,591
Total Cats: 0

Don't you hate it when you spend money just to find out that you are indeed the broken part??
zoom2zoom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2008, 09:57 PM   #4
Elite Member
iTrader: (15)
Join Date: May 2007
Location: NY
Posts: 1,604
Total Cats: 1

^lol thats the best way to phrase what i go thru frequently....thanks
TonyV is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 52 08-28-2016 04:18 AM
Bad head gasket or ? shooterschmidty Engine Performance 8 09-30-2015 10:28 PM
1996 Turbo Build Goldwar DIY Turbo Discussion 2 09-29-2015 09:20 AM
wiring wideband ground to battery terminal btabor ECUs and Tuning 10 09-28-2015 05:33 PM
Missing/knock at idle, can someone point me in the right direction? Mikel MEGAsquirt 4 09-28-2015 04:46 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:55 AM.