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Check engine soon light is on steady; auto parts

Check engine soon light is on steady; auto parts store guy said it was the o2 sensor; is this easy to replace on a 1998 camaro? old lady wants to try.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    don't listen to the auto parts store person, they are not automotove techs, they have no business handing out this kind of info, they got sued here and all parts stores that did this free test have an injunction aginst them and can't run the test anymore. what is the code

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You may have more than 1, did he by any chance tell you which one, if more than one? Either way, you may have to jack it up & put on safety stands, or just reach down to exhaust manifold,but that depends on engine, which one etc. If you can give more info, we can help. It sticks out from your exhaust manifold, or pipe(s) looks similar to a spark plug and has wire(s) coming from it.

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It takes a special socket and is usually in a tight spot with rust.Take to neighbor hood shop,they should not be too exspensive.

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My light has come on 3 times now all because the idiot at the gas pump failed to tighten the cap past the 3rd ratchet sound....remove battery cable for 30 seconds and get ready to reset your radio or sound system settings,,,,,if it the problem light will stay off. if it's not well head on to a place the can read the codes

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