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Engine light on

I have had the same thing for about a year or so. i was told it was just a broken sensor and would cost me $500 plus labor to fix, and it could potentially break again. not to worry, plenty of people have the issue. tells u something about the quality of materials in our cars nowadays.

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  • oldnavygurl6 Jun 18, 2009

    the work-up just says "serv. engine soon light on needs O2 sensor (B1S1)"

  • Carrol Preble May 11, 2010

    tell me a code and i can tell you what it says and what sensor you need and if its 500 your being ripped off

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It means your O2 sensor bank 1, wich is the 1st sensor on your converter, or exhuast, this will cause your problems your describing. The part probally isnt cheap but the labor and all at 500 is robery, a couple hundred at the most. I would ask someone you know that work on cars and see what they would charge. I do it all the time for people. Saves money on the labor side. I found the sensor online for 130, there ripping you off when they say 500

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You dont fix that sensor! then you are going to spend that money on gas! because your engine is now on fail safe mode!

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