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How do I know if the up-stream or down-stream 02 sensor is bad on my 96 lincoln is bad? How do I change the 02 sensor?

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SOURCE: how do you change sensors 02 and where are they

jack up the front of the car both sides using jack stands to support vehicle on frame rails. then locate sensors usually either on the exhaust manifolds or just below on the pipe coming out of the engine exhaust manifold, unplug wire from sensor and use the appropriate size box end wrench to remove sensor occasionally a map gas propane torch must be used to heat the old sensor up for 3-5 minute before it can be removed, if the plug is to big to fit through the box end side of wrench cut the wires to slide wrench over sensor

Posted on Jul 03, 2009


SOURCE: Can I get a copy of the procedure to change the 02

You don't need a copy of anything

All O2 Sensors are in both ends of the
exhaust converters on lincolns

All you need is a 22mm or 7/8" wrench

You will be changing only the front (2) sensors,
the ones closest to the engine at 100,000 miles
or when they fail

Ideally the check light or wrench etc & codes
don't always mean to change something

Assuming you won't know or have what is necessary
to test them, just change the front 2

Get the OEM NGK or Bosch at NAPA
Once you pull the sensor ,you will see the brand on it
The new wires may be 5" longer,just coil & wire tie

I used an old scan tool with a scope on mine, as a VOM
Meter didn't give you switching time & the scope really
was a nice test. You will notice an instant pedal response
with new sensors,I did with the Lincoln LS

Check that the rear monitor O2 sensors are tight
They loosen from the heat or were never tight from
the assy line

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