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Old 07-07-2008, 10:57 PM
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Exhaust back pressure sensor eliminator

I want to make my own does anyone know what resistors I need and the wiring schematic for one? My factory sensor is broke at the connector. I really dont want to spend $100 for a new sensor and would really like to just make my own eliminator.
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:58 PM
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Back pressure sensor, I didn't know our trucks had those. Where is this located.
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Old 07-07-2008, 11:07 PM
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OHH yeah. I changed mine a while back. Spent the money cause I thought I had to. It is right in front of the engine below the fuel filter. It is a sensor pointing down connected to a metal tube which goes to the underside of the engine. I ended up replacing mine along with cleaning out the tube (they get clogged with soot, causing high backpressure readings i converted a reading from a scanner and found that mine was reading 55psi of backpressure when it should be about 14). There is a writeup on here about how to clean the sensor and tube and save money IF the sensor isn't just shot. I really think I ruined my sensor when trying to clean it....... but I learned from it!
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Old 07-08-2008, 07:48 AM
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The sensor isn't needed unless you still use the EBPV, mine has been gone for a while.

I finally got rid of the code from popping up by buying the dongle

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Old 07-08-2008, 08:04 AM
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yeah but I think my truck is slightly defueling due to no exhaust back pressure sensor. and throwing the code p0472
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Old 07-08-2008, 08:09 AM
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yeah but I think my truck is slightly defueling due to no exhaust back pressure sensor. and throwing the code p0472
Get the Exhaust Backpressure Sensor Eliminator, it works wonders and is easy enough to install and is all enclosed
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Old 07-08-2008, 03:31 PM
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Thats what I want but I want to make my own.
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Old 07-10-2008, 10:36 AM
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I have never seen any plans for this in the past and his was the only I know of on the market... Sorry
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