Gear shift sensor

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Gear shift sensor

Post by saamiam »

How critical is this to the ignition circuit?

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Re: Gear shift sensor

Post by Shadowjack »

It will run without the connection, but it's there to tell the ignition module that you're in 4th or 5th so it will enable the vacuum advance. Your cruising mileage will suffer a bit.

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