replacing o2 sensor

Discussion in 'Maintenance Shop' started by mcdonald58, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. mcdonald58

    mcdonald58 New Member

    well my check engine light came on and i had my dad scan the codes and it came back as a bad o2 sensor. does anyone have any tips for replacing one? i think im going to get a bosch sensor. it seems like a pretty basic procedure.
  2. djfllmn

    djfllmn ^^^ I am Mr. Clean!

    really the only thing you have to worry about is getting the old one out...they can be a royal PITA
  3. mcdonald58

    mcdonald58 New Member

    yea i bet especially on my truck. i bet its rusted in. ill probably bring it to my school shop where i can get it up on the lift and have a lot more tools.
  4. adsm08

    adsm08 New Member

    Tips for removal? Torch.

    Tips for installation? Use the whole can on anti-sieze.
  5. klinger86

    klinger86 Moderator

    yeah they can be a pita on mine when i bought my truck the first one was bad and we couldnt get it out so i took it to an exhaust shop and had them burn a new hole and put a new bun in and thats where its been since...
  6. SalRanger2

    SalRanger2 Ranger Lover

    yea if it was me, id spray it down for a couple days and see if you can get it off. if not just take it somewhere
  7. mcdonald58

    mcdonald58 New Member

    i cleaned my maf sensor and the code went away. so i dont think ill have to put in a o2 sensor

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