Date: 13 Oct 2004 20:14:49 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 2.3lpt PCV/breather hose burst

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 08:53:21 +1300, Richard Sutherland-Smith <> wrote: > In message <> > Dave Hinz <> wrote: > >> You're confusing timing with mixture. The engine management still needs to >> know the mass of the air in the chemical reaction so it can put the right >> amount of fuel into the chambers; the sensing plugs are for determining >> when to fire the spark. > No they are not, AFAIU they are to check the result of combustion. Nope. That's what the O2 sensor is for. Here's an article (in English even) that goes into way more detail than you asked for, but, er, you asked for it... It also has some good stuff on how water injection works in this context. Dave Hinz

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