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Map sensor 97 plymouth breeze

Engine light stays on . code tells it the air intake sensor. There is no place for intake sensor on 97 plym breeze 2.0. Auto Zone looked up in book. Says for the model Dodge rerouted air intake to the map sensor. Says they are the same. Replaced map sensor today. For 2 min. the engine light was off. But now its back on . And test says its the same thing again air intake. What is the purpose of the map sensor are air intake what is the purpose. My speed omitor bounces random now. Have recently done alot of work to this car. The problem started after replaced transmition. Then it would not climb small hills 65-down to 35 floor bording . Kept stalling out #3 spark plugs every 7 to 10 miles then rotate to #4 . then repeat every time replaced small amount of oil there. Replaced the coil wiring also. Its seem to be running smoother at the moment. This is also not the original trans mission. But the Dodge house in my city rebuilt. And ever since 1 problem after another. Could it be the trans knocking everything haywire. Please help no one seems to know whats going on. Cleta

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Have you tried resetting the computer if not just take the battery cables off for about 5 minutes (i know kills the radio stations you set and resets the clock)but it resets the computer.try this option and see if this fixes your problem 10 min work. also if im not mistaken thats the same engine thats in a plymouth and dodge neon thanks jeff

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OPERATIONThe PCM supplies 5 volts to the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor. The MAP sensor converts what it reads as the amount of intake manifold pressure into a return signal. The PCM monitors the MAP sensor output voltage. As vacuum increases in the intake manifold, the MAP sensor voltage decreases proportionately. Also, as vacuum decreases, the MAP sensor voltage increases proportionately.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor wiring schematic-1993-95 models


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Fig. Fig. 2: Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor connector terminal pin locations-1993-95 models


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Fig. Fig. 6: On the 3.5L engine, the MAP sensor is threaded into the left side of the intake manifold plenum

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