Air Temperature Sensor Audi 5000TQ/200TQ
The replacement air temp sensors require the use of a new 2 terminal
connector housing, boot and two wires with non insulated crimp terminals
Cut the existing wires from the old air temp sensor and remove the
old boot. Insert the new rubber boot over the two wires and pull it
over the outer sheath so you can strip back the insulation on the 2
Strip enough insulation off the each wire so that you can use a butt
splice connector and a ratchet
type Crimping Tool to crimp on the new wire with terminal.
crimping the two new wires to the existing harness wiring, slide some heat shrink
tubing over the 2 wires so you can cover the butt splice connectors
new wires with terminals.
Once you have both wires spliced onto the new wire with terminal,
and the heat shrink tubing has been installed over the spliced area,
you can insert each terminal into the new connector housing.
terminal is inserted into each one of the connector holes but each
needs to be inserted in such a way as to engage the small retention
blade on each terminal and then you can fold over the purple end
to retain the terminals into the housing.
After you have both of the terminals inserted into the new connector
housing and the purple clip folded over, you will push the purple insert
into the connector. Finally you can work the boot over the end of the
When installing the connector over the new sensor, pushing on the spring
clip can help get the connector over the connector of the air temp sensor.
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