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If the upstream o2 sensor shows on the reading no activity what can that mean if there new o2 sensors could it be its the wrong sensor

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You did not mension the type of vehicle, however some vehicles use a wideband o2 sensor and some use a narrow band. They are not interchangeable. Be sure you have the right ones installed i recommend using a factory sensor by vin.

Posted on Apr 08, 2015

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SOURCE: o2 sensor location 1997 pontiac grand am 2.4 4 cyl auto trans

BANK 1 SENSOR 1 IS THE ONE IN THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD. BANK 2 SENSOR 2 IS BELOW THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER.

P0171 SHOULD GO AWAY WITH A GOOD O2 SENSOR BUT DO CHECK FOR VACUUM LEAKS TO BE SURE. 3.1/3.4L ENGINES HAVE A BAD DESIGN INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET, THE LEAK OIL, COOLANT, AND AIR.

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SOURCE: Getting PO141 trouble code when scanning! Car '03 accord, 2.4 ltr

i spoke to a honda tech , and he confirmed code p0141 on the 4cylinder model is the second sensor.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Check engine light

Sometimes can be prematurely dirty air filter, sets off the air flow sensor, which sets off the o2 sensor. So might try new air filter first and erase codes and then see, before you spend more bucks than you need; then if codes return, do the flow mix sensor.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Where are the four O2 sensors on a 2003 Montero

According to the service literature I read, the 2003 Montero Sport with the 3.0 or 3.5 L engine does not have O2 sensors listed even in the maintenance schedule. The 2.4 L engine has it on the exhaust manifold though.
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However, the following lists the par, though for before or after the catalytic converter:

http://www.partstrain.com/store/index.php?VN=4294967180+4294966587+4294964143+&Nr=AND(universal:0)&N=0&Ntt=Oxygen%20Sensor

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I think that $250 to $300 is reasonable if the Oxygen sensors are stuck in there with rust and the threads are preserved by the technician. Oxygen Sensor replacement can be tricky.
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Good luck on this repair.

Exhaust Manifold

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

2.4L Engine


  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Negative battery cable

    CAUTION
    Wait at least 90 seconds after the negative
    battery cable is disconnected to prevent possible deployment of the air bag.


  2. Heat cowl from the exhaust manifold
  3. Aspirator valve assembly, if equipped
  4. Oil dipstick and guide
  5. Oxygen (O2S) sensor connector and ground cable, if equipped
  6. Exhaust pipe from the manifold
  7. Exhaust manifold and gasket from the engine
    To install:

  8. Install or connect the following:

    • Exhaust manifold. Torque the M8 mounting nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm) and the
      M10 mounting bolts 36 ft. lbs. (49 Nm). starting from the middle and working
      outward.
    • O2S sensor connector and ground cable, if equipped
    • Exhaust pipe to the manifold. Torque the nuts to 35ft. (49 Nm).
    • Aspirator valve assembly, if removed
    • Heat cowl to the exhaust manifold. Torque the bolts to 117 inch lbs. (13
      Nm).
    • Negative battery cable

  9. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.


3.0L and 3.5L Engines


  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Negative battery cable
    • Exhaust pipe from the exhaust manifolds
    • Oil dipstick, guide and O-ring
    • Heat shields
    • Exhaust manifolds

  2. Clean the gasket mounting surfaces. Inspect the manifolds for cracks,
    flatness and/or damage.
    To install:

  3. Install or connect the following:

    • New gasket and exhaust manifold. Torque the nuts to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm) on
      3.0L engines and 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm) on 3.5L engines.
    • Heat shield, Torque the bolts to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
    • Exhaust pipe to the exhaust manifolds. Torque the nuts to 35ft. (49 Nm).
    • Oil dipstick, guide and new O-ring
    • Negative battery cable

  4. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.


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SOURCE: check engine light code P0171

That code is a good O2 sensor reporting a lean condition. Lazy people and part stored just say it is the O2 sensor because they don't know how to fix it. Bank 1 is the side of the engine with the number one cylinder. That bank has a lean condition meaning it doesn't have enough fuel for the given amount of air. Since this is only affecting one side of the engine, that narrows down possible causes. Possible causes would a leaking intake gasket or a broken vacuum hose on that side. Since both sides get fuel from the same pump and rail, this wouldn't be a fuel pump or regulator issue. It can, however, be an indication of a bad fuel injector on that side of the engine. The MAP sensor also couldn't cause this code because, just like the fuel pump, that MAP sensor works for both sides of the engine and the code is only for one side. I would drive it for a couple more days to see if you get any additional codes that could help point you towards the actual problem. In the meantime, I would check for vacuum leaks (look at the rubber hoses and listen for high pitch hissing or sucking sounds.)

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Can an O2 oxygen sensor effect another sensor and give a false reading?


Check which side of your engine has cylinder #1. That side is bank 1. Bank 2 is the side opposite of bank 1. So bank 2 is not always passenger side. And since you seem to have extra O2 sensors, I would replace the other upstream and see what happens. Also the mass air sensor can give a trouble code issue to the upstream 02 sensors. Good luck. I've struggled thru this myself.

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2008 Jetta upstream O2 sensor


Right do you mean the wires to the O2 sensor from the loom or the wires from the plug to the sensor ,So i will explain what i know here and thats all i can do for you.On our europeon motors their is a 4 and 3 wire O2 sensor type,now on the sensor side of the plug their will be two wires the same colour normally white or gray ,these two wires are the heater circuit so should show a resistance with a meter ,now the coresponding two wires in the loom plug should read 12v with the plug disconnected ignition on .Now the other two wires are for the readings so push a pin through each cable and then with engine running plug connected you should read 0-point something which varies with engine speed somewhere between point 7 to point 2 varying with speed .if it stays around the point 4 mark then replace as its not working correctly ,you should be able to read the voltages with a code reader though

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Universal o2 censor has 2 white 1gray 1black existing wires areblack/tan dkgreen/orng blk/ltbl blk/pink


First what do you mean by a universal o2 sensor? You must make sure that you have the right o2 sensor, most newer vehicles have four o2 sensors 2 upstream and 2 downstream, upstream and downstream are meant to show where the sensors are in relation to the catalatic converter,some o2 sensors have 1 wire or up to 4 wires most with four wires are heated o2 sensors so you need to be sure you ve gotten the right o2 sensor for you vehicle as well as the right replacement for the proper location! My experience is that most after market o2 sensors have the same colored wires as the vehicle. Also most o2 sensors have electrical plugs? If you need help finding the right o2 sensor for your vehicle then please dont be affraid to ask!

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Your auto has four O2 sensors. Two upstream and two downstream; With two banks. Bank 1, sensor 1...and bank 2, sensor 1 are the two upstream (exhaust manifold before the catalytic). Bank 1, sensor 2 and bank 2, sensor 2 (other side of catalytic)

Code 1131= upstream; bank 1..sensor 1
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I wouldn't spend the money to purchase 3 sensors. Highly unlikely all three are bad; Cost is about $40/ ea.
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