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2008 Kawasaki KFX450R - Air Temp Sensor Help

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I'm brand new to riding. Also brand new to fixing and/or maintaining a vehicle. I picked up a 2008 KFX a couple months ago and just realized that a wire was hanging. After downloading the owner's manual, I think I may have narrowed it down to the "Inlet Air Temperature Sensor". It fits in a slot underneath the seat, in the air filter housing. I'm not sure how long it's been unplugged and, honestly, I have no idea what it does.

How important is this piece? I'm going to the track this weekend. I'm not even sure how to reattach it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Videos here:

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvoRJexYDYc[/ame]

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRLYFFfu-Mw[/ame]

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I believe people remove them when they modify the intake or so that the temp sensor senses the air on the outside because they feel it runs better.

* I edited your youtube urls so that they show within the post.

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I went ahead and just taped it on with electrical tape for now. That should do for the time being, I hope. Once I learn more aboutt it, maybe ill pull it back out

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