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JongBing
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JongBing Oct 23, 11:39pm - #55158 
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT Turbo
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ECU ground wire?

I'm installing my Apexi autotimer and i'm having some problems with getting it to work. I called Apexi and they helped me out a bit.

I need to find the ECU ground wire. Is it near the o2 wire under the carpet and next to the interior fusebox on the passenger side?
I searched the forum for it and found something for the Celica GTS. Says the ECU ground wire is the black/brown one(closest to ecu).

Not sure what the (closest to ecu) part means.
Can anyone help me out here? Thanks in advance.

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Steven
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Steven Oct 24, 3:48am - #55159 
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Why do you need the ECU grounding wire? If you need to ground the autotimer, just ground it to the frame.
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JongBing
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JongBing Oct 24, 2:45pm - #55160 
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT Turbo
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Can't. If I connect the o2sensor wire then I'm forced to ground the autotimer to the ECU ground.

Not sure why, but that's what the manual says. Also, I called apexi and they say it requires to be grounded on ECU ground. frown

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