MIL eliminators - Fuelly Forums

Android Users - Coming Soon! - Migrating from aCar 4.8 to 5.0

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-13-2011, 02:34 PM   #1
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 211
Country: United States
MIL eliminators

I see these advertized as a performace interface when adding headers to a pre 96 ODB II car. My neighbor with a Honda, just added headers and an exhaust and an MIL eliminator was included in the kit. What does it do? Are these devices fooling the O2 sensor? Can they be modified for FE?
__________________

GasSavers_Scott is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2011, 05:47 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 111
Country: United States
Re: MIL eliminators

They are to trick your downstream O2 sensors into believe a cat is still in place. Downstream O2 sensors are only for testing for catalyst efficiency, not for controlling your mixture. Of course, an out of specification reading will cause your car to run in limp mode, which will reduce fuel economy.

Unless you are eliminating the catalytic converters, MIL eliminators will have no effect on vehicle performance, they are basically just to prevent your car from having a MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light, or CEL Check Engine Light) and from running in limp mode when your computer things your vehicle's emissions system is broken.
__________________

madnessspirit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2011, 05:55 PM   #3
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 211
Country: United States
Re: MIL eliminators

Thanks FIND, had no idea how they play into O2 readings, also learned about down stream O2 sensors being there for the cat only.
GasSavers_Scott is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nissan Factory hypermiling team: 1000 km / 38 mpg in a V6 Skyline MetroMPG Automotive News, Articles and Products 6 03-28-2007 04:14 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.