Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 08:53:21 +1300
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnospamr.net.nz>
Subject: Re: 9-5 2.3lpt PCV/breather hose burst


In message <2t4qipF1rt7l7U1nospamberlin.de> Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote: > On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 20:40:10 +1300, Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnospamr.net.nz> wrote: > > In message <I5Hpz2.Av6nospamove.se> > > hohnospamlid.invalid (Goran Larsson) wrote: > >> > >> Yes. Any failure that lets extra air in after it has meen through the > >> air mass meter will create more or less problems for the engine management. > >> If you let enough air in the engine will simply not run. > > > > Surely 9-5s do not have an AMM!! They stopped using them during the 9000 > > run, and I assume all this work is now done by the sensing plugs and the > > Trionic system? > > 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. > > Dave Hinz No they are not, AFAIU they are to check the result of combustion. -- Richard & Mary Sutherland-Smith 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand

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