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Old 04-21-2016, 12:52 PM   #21
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It's more about the risk of thermal shock than risk from Scott's unique proclivities.

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I mean I get that, BUTT:

or is the idea more: IF some water molecules make it into the sensor when suspended in the exhaust, they can collect inside, pool inside and kill it? (this is same concern with MS MAP sensor)
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Old 04-24-2016, 12:34 PM   #22
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This is what I was expecting:

This is what I got:

Honestly it's before the horizontal portion of the header, so it shouldn't collect much moisture, so I'll leave it for now, it's just not the first I've seen, and wondering if they're sticking with this location and why.
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Old 04-24-2016, 08:58 PM   #23
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It easier to get access to, so it's got that going for it!
Mine has not been a problem, and it's been on af several years now.
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Its not on a horizontal portion of the pipework so its location doesnt matter.
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