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So is there no way to get air or oil temp on an 07 Elise? I know the car has no prevision but I thought the actual ECU used these temps for many reasons. Either way the dials do not populate.
 

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I'm pretty sure you have to hook up your own sensors to get oil temp readings
 

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So that implies the ECU does not use it?
 

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There's no stock oil temperature sensor whatsoever, and oil pressure is just a simple on/off switch and not a real pressure sensor.
 

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That I can believe for oil but I though Air temp was instrumental for calculating stoich( stoichiometric mixture ).
 

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That I can believe for oil but I though Air temp was instrumental for calculating stoich( stoichiometric mixture ).
It's instrumental for metering airflow; the MAF definitely has a temp sensor in it. I seem to recall mine ('06) just working with the stock Torque Pro "Intake Air Temperature" gauge, but I might be wrong.
 

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the MAF definitely has a temp sensor in it.
- Right this is my point. So I'm wondering why Torque can not get a reading for air temp? Unless there is a intake air temp gauge? I will check.
 

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yes that was the issue, thx so much!
 

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