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Oxygen Sensors I would like to find out if you could provide a layout of the engine for a Mercury Sable. I need to repair the Oxygen Sensors on my Mercury Sable to be exact bank 2 and sensor 2. So I would like to find out if you could assist me with a diagram so I know where the Oxygen Sensors are on my Mercury Sable 2001

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  • srevell25 Jan 19, 2009

    I need to replace the O2's and found them but I dont know how to remove the connectors. They're buried up and out of reach. How do you remove the rear o2's on a '97 Sable w/ Duratec (DOHC)?

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    serentin mercury sable 2001

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    wanted to know if the trans range sensor is he same as the neutral safety switch

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2016

    If your Sable 24v engine runs ruff and shut down during cold starts. Avoid all the unnecessary headache of bank1 and bank2, 90 percent of the time you have an intake vacuum leak. Don't panic, simple job 30min to 45min to replace upper and lower gaskets, normal cost of gaskets no more than $25. Search replacement on YouTube if not it can cost you up to $450 at your local mechanic. good luck.



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Ok Bank 1 is the rear bank and bank 2 is the front bank sensor 1 in each bank is the one closest to the manifold they have green connectors sensor 2 is the sensor after the cat converter and is a blue connector

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  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2016

    If your Sable 24v engine runs ruff and shuts down during cold starts. Avoid all the unnecessary headache of bank1 and bank2, 90 percent of time you have and intake vacuum leak. Don't panic, simple job 30min to 45min to replace upper and lower gaskets, normal cost of gaskets no more than $25. Search replacement on YouTube if not, it can cost you up to $450 at your local mechanic. good luck.



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How do i find the rear oxygen sensors?

Get under the car,look for the converter
& remove the sensor

I guess you don't use the internet much, to
research things, or actually work on vehicles

May 19, 2014 | 2000 Mercury Sable

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Problem with 2001 Mercury Sable I have a 2001 mercury sable 3.0 it has a p1151 code and seems to be using alot of gas but I dont really know from what I was told that the car has sat for a year or so what...

When you ask for help with your vehicle, I personally recommend that you mention WHICH 3.oL engine your vehicle is equipped with. I know that you probably did not know that there is two different ones. There is a 3.0L Dual Over-Head Cam (DOHC) engine (VIN Code "S"), and there is a 3.0L Over-Head Valve (OHV) engine (VIN Code "U").
Both of these engines are notorious for Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensors and vacuum leaks, however, these problems will cause problems on BOTH banks, not just one. You most likely have a "lazy" oxygen sensor. It just isn't switching like it should. The best way to diagnose this condition is to get the car on a scanner that can read sensor data and look to see what the downstream oxygen sensors are doing. If you have a lean code for the upstream sensor and you have high voltage readings (RICH or above 600 millivolts) on the downstream sensor, then the engine is not really running lean - the upstream sensor is lying and needs to be replaced.

Since you are getting a lean oxygen sensor code and it is using a lot of gas, I would say that this is most likely the case. An oxygen sensor that is lying to the computer about the system being lean will cause the computer to open the injectors wide open. Take a look at your tailpipe and see if it is really black. A normal exhaust pipe will look light tan in color. If the tail pipe is black, this is a really good indication that the system is actually running rich and the oxygen sensor is lying about it.

Sep 27, 2011 | 2001 Mercury Sable

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Does my 2003 mercury Sable LS wagon with duratec 3.0 liter v6 24v DOHC engine have two or four oxygen sensors? Getting lean codes for banks 1 and 2. Whistling noise under hood near air intake and engine...

Your vehicle has four oxygen sensors. There is a vacuum line underneath the throttle body that regularly fails, causing the lean condition, and the whistling and surging. Very dificult to see, but with the engine running usually you can fine the vacuum leak with your fingers. Hose is non-reinforced rubber, and is shaped in a 90 degree bend. If memory serves me right, it is the pcv hose. Replace this and your problems will cease.

Aug 19, 2011 | Mercury Sable Cars & Trucks

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At how many miles do i need a tune up for a mercury sable 2000

ford say 100.000 miles is about the time for a tune up it would also not be a bad idea to change all oxygen sensors at this time even if there still working.

Jul 31, 2010 | 2000 Mercury Sable

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Two are in each exhaust pipe near the connection to the header and two are at the outlet of each catalytic converter. Upstream and downstream.

Apr 21, 2010 | 2000 Mercury Sable

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How do you replace the oxygen sensors on a 1995 merc sable with a 3.0 ltr motor

they just unscrew from the exhaust pipe.

Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Description Tool Number Oxygen Sensor Wrench T94P-9472-A
Removal and Installation
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. On 3.0L (4V) engine remove cowl extension and right side of leaf screen.
  1. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring (12A581) from heated oxygen sensors (HO2S) (9F472). Do not remove harness connectors from the brackets.
  1. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. NOTE: If excessive force is needed to remove a heated oxygen sensor, lubricate the heated oxygen sensor with penetrating oil prior to removal.

    Remove heated oxygen sensors from exhaust manifolds (9430) using Oxygen Sensor Wrench T94P-9472-A.
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure. Apply a coating of anti-sieze compound to threads of heated oxygen sensor. Tighten heated oxygen sensors to 34-46 Nm (26-34 lb-ft).

    Heated Oxygen Sensors—3.0L (4V) Engine


May 02, 2009 | 1995 Mercury Sable

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2003 Sable Cutting Out & Stalling

you have 2 ox sensors on that one before the cadalitic converter and one after it!!
first i would give it a complete tune up and change the fuel filter !!!!!!

Apr 20, 2009 | 2003 Mercury Sable

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Just need information

one it is near catalyst converter in the front under engine.

Feb 07, 2009 | 1991 Mercury Sable

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