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Map Sensor Wires Question

I am trying to figure out what the wires for my map sensor are according to their color. I cannot find any sites that say what each one is...There are three wires and I know that one is is +V, one is the ground, and one goes to the ECU but the colors aren't always what they appear to be. Sso I am wondering if anyone knows what each one of these wires should look like on my 2003 Grand Cherokee?

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On a 3-wire MAP sensor connector when looking at the vehicle "wiring harness mating side of the connector" (and not the sensor connector) - with the snap detent pointing UP and looking LEFT to RIGHT the signals will read >

GROUND > MAP SIGNAL > POWER


Hopefully we are talking about a MAP sensor, and NOT a MAF sensor as the 2 are different as to the wiring signals.

Color of the wires doesn't matter, as you are just looking for backprobed voltage SIGNALS only using an adapter if you are doing in-circuit signal testing.

POWER I believe should be in the 5-volt range unless Jeep is using 3.3-volt.

Usually the MAP SIGNAL voltage range is quite a bit lower on the sense line, but with Jeep you never know? If using a good DVM measuring the MAP SIGNAL voltage you should see a smooth decrease in voltage as the vacuum is increased. If there is no voltage change or negative swing then the sensor may either be bad or else you have an OPEN or SHORTED wire between one of the 3 connector leads and the PCM computer, which would be rare.

I take you are troubleshooting a specific CHECK ENGINE CODE hopefully, as if not I would have the PCM read properly with a good CAN OBD II code reader to pinpoint the troublesome sensor.

I've always used an ACTRON CP9087 Sensor Tester, and a CEN-TECH 94169 CAN OBD II code reader which works great for me.

Make sure your MAP vacuum line is good and hooked up right as well.

Let me know what you find?

Thx,

Frank

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor

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OPERATION

See Figures 1, 2 and 3


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Fig. Fig. 1: MAP sensor location-2.4L engine


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Fig. Fig. 2: MAP sensor location-3.0L engine


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Fig. Fig. 3: MAP sensor location-3.3L and 3.8L engines
The PCM supplies 5 volts of direct current to the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor. The MAP sensor then converts the intake manifold pressure into voltage. The PCM monitors the MAP sensor output voltage. As vacuum increases, the MAP sensor voltage decreases proportionately. Also, as vacuum decreases, the MAP sensor voltage increases proportionally.
With the ignition key ON , before the engine is started, the PCM determines atmospheric air pressure from the MAP sensor voltage. While the engine operates, the PCM figures out intake manifold pressure from the MAP sensor voltage. Based on the MAP sensor voltage and inputs from other sensors, the PCM adjusts spark advance and the air/fuel ratio. The MAP sensor is mounted to the intake manifold, near the throttle body inlet to the manifold. The sensor connects electrically to the PCM.


TESTING

See Figures 4, 5, 6 and 7


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Fig. Fig. 4: Disengage the MAP sensor connector-3.0L engine shown

WARNING When testing the MAP sensor, make sure the harness wires do not become damaged by the test meter probes.

  1. Visually check the connector, making sure it is attached properly and that all of the terminals are straight, tight and free of corrosion.



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Fig. Fig. 5: MAP sensor connector terminal identifications: (A) 5-volt supply, (B) sensor signal, (C) ground-3.0L engine shown


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Fig. Fig. 6: MAP sensor connector terminal identifications-2.4L, 3.3L and 3.8L engines


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Fig. Fig. 7: Using a digital volt-ohmmeter, test the MAP sensor voltage-3.0L engine shown

  1. Test the MAP sensor output voltage at the sensor connector between terminals B and C (2.4L, 3.3L and 3.8L engines), or A nd B (3.0L engine).
  2. With the ignition switch ON and the engine not running, the output voltage should be 4-5 volts. The voltage should fall to 1.5-2.1 volts with a hot, neutral idle speed condition. If OK, go to the next step. If not OK, go to Step 5.
  3. Test the PCM terminal 36 for the same voltage described in the previous step to make sure the wire harness is OK. Repair as necessary.
  4. Test the MAP sensor ground circuit at the sensor connector terminal A (2.4L, 3.3L and 3.8L engines) or C (3.0L engine) and PCM terminal 43. If OK, go to the next step. If not OK, repair as necessary.
  5. Test the MAP sensor supply voltage between the sensor connector terminals A and B (2.4L, 3.3L and 3.8L engines) r A and C (3.0L engine) with the ignition key in the ON position. The voltage should be about 4.5-5.5 volts.
  6. There should also be 4.5-5.5 volts at terminal 61 of the PCM. If OK, replace the MAP sensor.
  7. If not, repair or replace the wire harness as required.


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4
The MAP sensor is mounted on the intake manifold near the throttle body inlet to the manifold.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. On the 3.0L engine only, disconnect the vacuum hose from the MAP sensor.
  3. Detach the electrical connector from the MAP sensor.
  4. Unfasten the mounting screws, then remove the MAP sensor from the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Install the sensor onto the intake manifold and tighten the mounting screws to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  2. Attach the sensor electrical connector.
  3. On the 3.0L engine, connect the vacuum hose to the MAP sensor.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

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Hi, since you have a new fuel pressure regulator and injectors, I recommend you test the MAF and MAP sensors. Test procedures are provided below. Please run these tests and let me know the outcome.


The MAF sensor is along the big air inlet duct (see #2 in diagram next paragraph) next to the air cleaner and looks like the picture below.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Blow through the sampling tube (A) when testing the MAF sensor

  1. Uncover the rubber boot on the sensor side of the harness connector.
  2. Remove the intake duct from the sensor.
  3. With a high impedance voltmeter, check for voltage between the white (not sure about the color of this wire, so try all 3 wires when doing this test) wire and ground while blowing through the sampling tube in the sensor. Voltage should be between 0.5-1.5 volts. If not, replace the sensor. (the sensor must remain connected for this test--stick your meter probes into the back of the connector to touch the wires).
  4. Turn the ignition OFF . Install the intake dust and recover the connector with the rubber boot.
The MAP sensor is mounted to the passenger side fender (according to diagram below from my manual), and looks like the picture below. It has a hose running from it to the intake manifold. Check this hose for leaks, as these can cause rich operation.

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Here are some tests for the MAP sensor.
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  1. Backprobe with a high impedance voltmeter at MAP sensor terminals A and C on 2.8L, 3.1L and 3.2L engines. On other engines, backprobe between terminals 1 and 3 .
  2. With the key ON and engine off, the voltmeter reading should be approximately 5.0 volts.
  3. If the voltage is not as specified, either the wiring to the MAP sensor or the ECM may be faulty. Correct any wiring or ECM faults before continuing test.
  4. Backprobe with the high impedance voltmeter at MAP sensor terminals B and A on 2.8L, 3.1L and 3.2L engines. On other engines, backprobe between terminals 1 and 2 .
  5. Verify that the sensor voltage is approximately 0.5 volts with the engine not running (at sea level).
  6. Record MAP sensor voltage with the key ON and engine off.
  7. Start the vehicle.
  8. Verify that the sensor voltage is greater than 1.5 volts (above the recorded reading) at idle.
  9. Verify that the sensor voltage increases to approximately 4.5 volts (above the recorded reading) at Wide Open Throttle (WOT).
  10. If the sensor voltage is as specified, the sensor is functioning properly.
  11. If the sensor voltage is not as specified, check the sensor and the sensor vacuum source for a leak or a restriction. If no leaks or restrictions are found, the sensor may be defective and should be replaced.

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Hi, you may have 2 separate problems here. 107 indicates the MAP sensor, and that may be also causing the 172 code. The other codes indicate the EGR valve position sensor, which is integral to the valve itself. I would test both of these before replacing (the EGR valve is about $150 and the MAP sensor about $60-70). First check the connectors on them for any corrosion or poor connection. The MAP sensor is mounted to the top of the intake manifold. The EGR valve is at the back of the engine near the brake booster. Please let me know if you have any questions, and thanks for using FixYa.


MAP Sensor TESTING
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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor wiring diagram (wire color, terminal identification/location may vary on certain models)

  1. Backprobe with a high impedance voltmeter at MAP sensor terminals A and C .
  2. With the key ON and engine off, the voltmeter reading should be approximately 5.0 volts.
  3. If the voltage is not as specified, either the wiring to the MAP sensor or the VCM may be faulty. Correct any wiring or VCM faults before continuing test.
  4. Backprobe with the high impedance voltmeter at MAP sensor terminals B and A .
  5. Verify that the sensor voltage is approximately 0.5 volts with the engine not running (at sea level).
  6. Record MAP sensor voltage with the key ON and engine off.
  7. Start the vehicle.
  8. Verify that the sensor voltage is greater than 1.5 volts (above the recorded reading) at idle.
  9. Verify that the sensor voltage increases to approximately 4.5. volts (above the recorded reading) at Wide Open Throttle (WOT).
  10. If the sensor voltage is as specified, the sensor is functioning properly.
  11. If the sensor voltage is not as specified, check the sensor and the sensor vacuum source for a leak or a restriction. If no leaks or restrictions are found, the sensor may be defective and should be replaced.

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Fig. Fig. 2: Using jumper wires and a high impedance voltmeter test between MAP sensor terminals A and C with the key ON and engine off. The voltage should be approximately 5 volts

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Fig. Fig. 3: Next test between MAP sensor terminals A and B with the key ON and engine off. The voltage should be approximately 0.5 volts



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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

Note the position of the EGR valve prior to removal. Do not rotate the valve 180?.
  1. Unplug the valve electrical connection..
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  5. Attach the valve electrical connections and connect the negative battery cable.

Component locations:

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EGR valve wiring:


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EGR valve pic;

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MAP sensor pic:

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recommend you check your MAP sensor. You will need a voltmeter.
If you don't have a vacuum gage, just use your mouth to pull a vacuum on the hose and see if the voltage drops when you do.
Let me know if you have questions.


OPERATION The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor, used on 1996-99 vehicles, measures the changes in intake manifold pressure which result from engine load/speed changes, and converts this information to a voltage output. The MAP sensor reading is the opposite of a vacuum gauge reading: when manifold pressure is high, MAP sensor value is high and vacuum is low. A MAP sensor will produce a low output on engine coast-down with a closed throttle while a wide open throttle will produce a high output. The high output is produced because the pressure inside the manifold is the same as outside the manifold, so 100 percent of the outside air pressure is measured.
The MAP sensor is also used to measure barometric pressure under certain conditions, which allows the PCM to automatically adjust for different altitudes.
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TESTING See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Visually check the connector, making sure it is properly connected and that all of its terminals are straight, tight and free of corrosion.
  2. With the ignition ON , check the voltage between terminals A and B (probe the back of the connector to connect to these wires). It should be above 4 volts. Apply 15 in. Hg of vacuum at the MAP vacuum port and check the voltage again. The voltage should be 2 volts now.


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Fig. Fig. 1: Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor circuit
When pumping up and releasing the vacuum, check to make sure the voltage readings are smooth. When applying vacuum to the sensor, the change in voltage should happen instantly. A slow change in voltage could point to a faulty sensor.


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Fig. Fig. 2: MAP sensor voltage specifications

  1. If the sensor voltage is not within specification, check for a 5 volt reference at terminal C. If the reference signal is found, the sensor is faulty.
  2. If the sensor and circuits are functional, the PCM may be faulty.


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

3.8L (VIN K) Engine
See Figure 4
On these engines, the MAP sensor is mounted to the PCV valve cover.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Detach the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  3. Carefully bend the locking tabs holding the MAP sensor to the PCV valve cover, just enough to remove the MAP sensor.
  4. Pull the MAP sensor straight out of the PCV valve cover.
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Fig. Fig. 4: On the 3.8L (VIN K) engine, the MAP sensor (1) is mounted in the PCV valve cover (2)

To install:

  1. Make sure that the seal is installed on the MAP sensor and that it is not damaged.
  2. Position and install the MAP sensor to the PCV valve cover. Make sure the locking tabs engage to hold the sensor to the cover.
  3. Attach the sensor electrical connector.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

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