Where is the IAT sensor located on a 1997 eclipse?
if you are trying to find this to make more power by upping your fuel mixture by tricking that sensor i am telling you its a bad idea. you really are not going to make any real power, contrary to popular belief, especially if you are an N.A. motor. if you are trying to find it for a real reason it is on the back side of the intake plenum closer to the passenger side of the motor. it has a grey plug and what will look like a threaded nut and nipple that attatches it to the plenum. honestly if you are trying to trick the ecu with that sensor you are going to regret it later on. in all actuality if its a turbo car you should even be worried about something that insignificant spend the dough get a boost controller and youre good. if its an N.A. car nothing you can ever do short of a motor swap or a heap of nitrous will ever make that car fast.
The IAT sensor plug-in is located on top of the air intake right where the air filter is located. I am still trying to find out which color wires are the IAT sensor since the plug-in has 5 wires. If someone has a shop manual and can identify the right two wires, we will have this one licked. a and b are the iat sensor wires which are tan wires
From Haynes Repair Manual #36071: All Ranger 2.5L engines, 3.0L and 4.0L 1993 through 1999 and 2.3L engines 1993 through 1997 utilize an IAT sensor. Models following those years do not have an IAT sensor. If your Ranger falls in the category of having an IAT sensor, the sensor is located inside the air intake duct between the air cleaner housing and the throttle body. (the sensor electrical connector is likely visible from outside the…