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Old 05-09-2013, 09:39 PM   #1
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which wire should I tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor

I have a 88 gta and was wondering which wire I should tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor. it has to be a ignition switched 12 v wire

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wondering which wire I should tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor. it has to be a ignition switched 12 v wire
The switched side of the OP switch ?
Hot as soon as engine makes 4psi oil pressure and dead when the engine off.
Other popular supply point is the switched side of the fuel pump relay
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Radio power like everyone else....
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what are you talking about radio power???
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the switched side of the fuel pump relay
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what are you talking about radio power???
lOl

-the power to the radio
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Radio power like everyone else....


Straight from the "Bubba book of Auto wiring tips"
Why would you use a power supply inside the car that requires running a new wire through the firewall to the O2 sensor
when you already have one available low down on the engine block
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Re: which wire should I tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor

which relay is the fuel pump relay and what wire should I tap into

its a 88 gta

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Re: which wire should I tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor

Use the grey wire on your fp relay it next to the brake booster on the bulk head.
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Re: which wire should I tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor

I don't want to get this wrong so could you tell me which relay is the fuel pump relay

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Re: which wire should I tap into for my 3 wire o2 sensor

Click the image to open in full size.
The relay has 4 wires, black, grey, orange, green with white stripe.

black = ground
orange = battery = 12v+ always
grey = wire out to fuel pump (on some cars this wire is tan with white stripe)
green/white = signal wire from ECM
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