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Old 05-07-2012, 01:15 PM
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DPF Sensor Thread Pitch

Does anyone know the thread pitch of the factory DPF Sensors?

I have an H&S on the way and have an Edge 15500 currently on the truck, so I would like to plug my factory pipe with bungs and remove the sensors, since H&S reccomends I do so.

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The three smaller ones are M12x1.25 the larger one is M14x1.25

See the following thread on the same subject.
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I know they recommend it, but you don't have to. I ran my truck for quite a while with all of the factory sensors hooked up and plugged in. I had gutted cat and dpf.

you could always just unplug them from the harness and leave them physically in the pipe
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Why do they recommend you remove them?
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The three smaller ones are M12x1.25 the larger one is M14x1.25

See the following thread on the same subject.
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Just thought of something-- how does the Edge 15500 read Egts? Can I unplug the sensors and it still function on stock, as my gauges, and use the H&S XRT Pro for tuning?
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Why do they recommend you remove them?
So they don't get damaged. The sensors can bend really easily and snap.

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Why do they recommend you remove them?
I think it stems from early dpf delete tuning on various vehicles that would have issues/glitches with the sensors still plugged in, but I haven't noticed any issues with any H&S tuning over the past year or so doing stealth deletes on trucks and leaving everything plugged in. YMMV!
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Earlier versions of the tuners required the sensors to remain in the pipes. Later versions removed the requirement with H&S being the first. Now most pipes are being sold without bungs. So today when they recommend removal, I believe it's so they don't get damaged. Leaving them attached to the DPF/CAT and in storage is the recommended practice.

However, if you are running a tuner that requires the sensors to be connected, then it's best to get a pipe with the bungs so that you can attach them securely. This way, the sensors aren't left tied up somewhere under the truck somewhere where they could come lose and get damaged before you realize it.
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