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Hello walt_herd,

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Most vehicles have two O2 sensors; 1. behind the engine the exhaust manifold pipe before the catalytic converter; 2. just past the catalytic converter. The first one may be accessible from above the engine, if not, securely raise the vehicle and get it from underneath. The second should be accessible (if equipped) from underneath. The electrical connection my be inserted into the floorboard of the car (with a small screwdriver, pry the rubber piece off,and pull the connector out. Disconnect, take out sensor; reverse process for new installation. The first sensor connection may be clipped to a bracket or the block on the back side of the engine. Disconnect the connection, and take out the sensor. Reverse process for new intallation.

While it's possible to remove these with an opened end wrench, it's easier if you purchase an O2 sensor socket. It has a cut down the slide so you can get the socket onto the sensor, that the wiring will slide into. Each make and model socket size may differ.

I hope this information is useful and helps you get your O2 sensor(s) replaced successfully.


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