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Service Engine - Error Code indicates o2 sensor issue

I bought this vehicle (used) for my daughter and it didn't come with an owner's manual. I'd like to know if replacing the o2 sensor is a good diy candidate or if it's better left to the pros.

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Go to the dealer and order an owner's manual. It usually takes a special socket and strong dextrous arms to replace an O2 sensor. Let the pro do it.

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