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2003 acura rsx 68 k engine light on

Dealer tell me to replace the sensor / very costly  Is there another way to repair  possibly clean and how hard is it to do / I am mechanically inclined but would like to know where I can find the instruction to repair or clean thank you steve

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  • kpatel37 Jan 08, 2009

    Hi - I have the same problem. I was at the dealer and asked if they could tell me what was wrong. They charge 99 dollars but I opted out of this. What a rip off!

  • kpatel37 May 11, 2010

    Okay this may sound like a stupid question..... how long can I go without really replacing the Oxygen Sensor?

  • Michael Fisher
    Michael Fisher May 11, 2010

    What Sensor?

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I got the same computer reading on my 2002 rsx-my emissions reading was just fine. i have done nothing about replacing and/or repairing the oxygen sensor for the past year and no surging or anything. i also wondered if using ethanol gas had anything to do with messing up the sensor as it was too much of a coincidence that after using two tankfuls of ethanol gas, the engine light came on

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Something called that catalytic converter located underneath your car, there are wires that lead into it thats ur 02 sensor, for me there a pain to get out.

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If you have an Autozone nearby, they will read the problem code from cars computer for free. I've got 2002 RSX base with 71 K and the problem code I have is the oxygen sensor. I looked around and found one for just under $200 http://www.rockauto.com/, and I plan to install it myself. All needed is a sensor wrench that I think I can either buy for under $10 or borrow it from one of the auto parts stores that lend tools.

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