Pilot 2006-2008

Intake Air Temperature Sensor

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Operation



Specific to:

Honda Pilot 2006-2008

This sensor detects the intake air temperature. According to the intake air temperature reading the PCM will control the necessary amount of fuel injection.

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Pilot 2006-2008


NOTE
Be sure that you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system, if equipped. Record the audio presets.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  5. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. Wait 3 minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing any service.
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  7. Remove the engine cover.

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    Fig. Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor and related components

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  9. Disconnect the electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the component from its mounting.
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  13. Discard the O-ring.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to use a new O-ring.
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  5. Tighten the sensor to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
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