[T3] Air Presser Sensor ( tow my T3)

Tim Keohane rheorojo at frontier.com
Sun Nov 9 22:19:59 PST 2014

Jim have you had a chance to check on the 116E presser sensor? If you have one I'm interested, if not thanks anyway. Are the failed one repairable? If so it may expand my chances of finding one that will work.
Tim 73 F I Auto
On Nov 8, 2014, at 11:10 AM, Jim Adney wrote:

> On 8 Nov 2014 at 9:21, Tim Keohane wrote:
>> I have 2 sensors, both identical, one holds vacuum at 15" hg for 5
>> minutes ( in the car ) the other will develop 15" hg but bleeds if off
>> in about 15 seconds. It was in the car. It is the one that was
>> accessed to get to the small adjusting screw. Nate at Provolks thought
>> it may be the seal between the 2 halves, and then would be a simple
>> fix. I have not opened it up just have it in a box. I can send it off
>> to you and when I find a good replacement for the one in the car I can
>> let it go as well. 
> Even that slow leak should be okay. The bad ones leak quickly, so 
> quickly that you can never develop a vacuum in them at all.
>> Just a note: I see you referenced a "107" number and mine are "007".
>> Possibly a typo ? 
> Yes, sorry, a typo. I meant 007.
>> This car has been in the family since mile 1, but has visited "shade
>> tree mechanics" to the pros, so I'm guessing its original except for
>> the injectors. I've looked for an identifying tag or number on the CPU
>> but haven't seen anything definite. The air intake distributor is
>> original, the sensors probably not, and the EGR system disappeared
>> looooong ago. Just blocked off now. 
> Sounds like a good, intact '73. I only asked because I wanted to make 
> sure we weren't talking about the car with the transplanted engine 
> and FI system from a different year.
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