96 gt harness connector identification help.

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  1. stang4u2nv

    stang4u2nv Active Member

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    Whats up fellas, i just acquired a 96 gt previously auto and now manual and it has a plug with a chip on the passenger side of the engine bay. It is located exactly next to the maf and air temp harness. It look exactly like the timing chip located on the earliers 94-95 5.0's. This car is an obd 2 thus i dont see the purpose of this chip and what does it even do? Thanks for the help guys
     
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    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Can you get a picture of it? If they did a trans swap it might be a speedometer calibrator.
     
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    Is your iat sensor plugged in? Its downstream of the maf closer to where the vacuum lines plug into the intake tubing. I cant upload pics on my phone but its about 6 inches away on the left side of the intake tubing.
     
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    If you have a smart phone, do you have tapatalk? easy to upload then
     
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    I am bettin its one of those ADD 40 HP chips from ebay.
     
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    I fixed it for you :)
     
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    I used tapatalk for s197 but I hated it. It was so confusing to use and isnt set up like the forum. Im also on moddedmustangs which I used autoguide which is set up so much better. But I use their mobile website now. I wish sn95 had a mobile site...
     
  8. stang4u2nv

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    Ok guys here is the plug or connecto i was talking about. Took me a little while to get the pic but here it is. It is not the air temp sensir nor the MAF sensor i just don't know. See if you can tell me what it is. [​IMG]
     
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    Spout connector, remove it to set base timing.
     
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    on a 96???
     
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    That does look like like. Ill check mine to see if I have one. My 96 was built May 96, so it may not be there
     
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    Both of my 96's have it.
     
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    How in the world do you set base timing on a modular? There isnt anything that is adjustable on them.
     
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    The technical term is the octane adjusting bar. Same design as a spout, remove it and the ecu will pull 3 degrees of timing. It will also trigger a dtc
     
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    96's were a special year... Just like some of the later built 98's with different fuel supply stuff.
     
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    So i guess i dont touch it then....? Not that i want to i was just wondering