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   - You start by installing the sensor according to the manufacturer'​s installation instructions. ​ This will include running power and ground and whatever else the sensor needs to get.   - You start by installing the sensor according to the manufacturer'​s installation instructions. ​ This will include running power and ground and whatever else the sensor needs to get.
-  - Once that's done and the sensor appears to be installed and working properly, you select an [[ExternalSensorInput|available input]] on the ECU to which you will connect the sensor'​s output. ​ You disconnect the factory sensor that was providing signal data to the ECU on the selected line and then connect your new sensor'​s output instead.+  - Once that's done and the sensor appears to be installed and working properly, you select an [[ExternalSensorInput|available input]] on the ECU to which you will connect the sensor'​s output. 
 +  You disconnect the factory sensor that was providing signal data to the ECU on the selected line and then connect your new sensor'​s output instead.  Locate the sensor'​s output from the manufacturer'​s installation instructions. ​ You will be looking for a 0-5v analog output of some sort.
   - Once that's done, go into the **ECU Inputs** tab and assign the sensor to an input pin for logging (be __sure__ to hit "Save Pin Assignments"​ after making a change to the pin assignments). ​ Once you've done that, you can add the sensor to the ECU's list of things to log by pulling up the Captured Values dialog (F10).   - Once that's done, go into the **ECU Inputs** tab and assign the sensor to an input pin for logging (be __sure__ to hit "Save Pin Assignments"​ after making a change to the pin assignments). ​ Once you've done that, you can add the sensor to the ECU's list of things to log by pulling up the Captured Values dialog (F10).
  
installnewsensor.txt · Last modified: 2009/06/15 06:49 by twdorris