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Service engine code co senser!! Do I replace senser front of catalitic converter and to the rear of converter or just the rear senser

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Depends on what they told you upstream sensor or down stream sensor if you are not sure do them both.

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2001 Legacy Wagon Idles rough and has no power when in gear. Changed all the plugs, changed the exaust sensor. Check engine light still on after all that.


1 you need to get the code. 2 sounds like the catalitic converter is bad. If the code was for the exhaust sensor, the catalitic converter will pop this code.

May 24, 2011 | 2001 Subaru Legacy

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2002 Toyota Rav4....check engine light""is


Here are two of the most common causes of the check engine light.

Most common, MAF ( mass air flow ), sensor. A faulty MAF prevents the computer from determining the correct fuel/air mix ratio.

Oxygen sensor. ( front and rear, front meaning before the catalytic converter, rear meaning after the catalitic converter. The front measures the fuel/air mix being sent through the catalitic converter, the back measures the emmisions and lets the computer know if any fuel/air mix ratios need to be adjusted. Both of these can trigger the check engine light.

I hope this helps you.

Feb 02, 2011 | 2002 Toyota RAV4

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Check Engine light code P0432


P0432 - Main Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 2
The ECM or PCM monitors the front an rear O2 sensors. The ECM or PCM detects Warm up Catalytic Converter when the sensors are out of specifications.

DTC is set when the ECM or PCM detects rear HO2S value difference becomes closer to value of front HO2S. The ECM or PCM monitors when vehicle speed is 25-60 MPH, load is 22-45 percent and engine speed is 1000-3000 RPM.

Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Possible causes
- Warm Up Three Way Catalytic converter deterioration or malfunction. - Exhaust system leaks. - Loose front or rear HO2Ss. - Front HO2S malfunction. - O2 sensors harness or connectors

Possible solution
- Replaced Catalytic Converter - Replaced rear O2 sensor - Repair wire harness or connectors

Check it ans tell us news.

Jan 16, 2011 | 1999 Dodge Intrepid

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Location of upstream and down stream oxygen sensors on 3.8 buick lesabre


They are usually on your exhaust pipe before and after the catalitic converter.

Nov 07, 2009 | 2000 Buick LeSabre

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PO420


Not just a faulty catalytic converter will trigger this code. Many other issues can trigger this code.

  • Leaded fuel was used where unleaded was called for
  • An oxygen sensor is not reading (functioning) properly
  • The engine coolant temperature sensor is not working properly
  • Damaged or leaking exhaust manifold / catalytic converter / exhaust pipe
  • Delayed spark timing
  • The oxygen sensors in front and behind the converter are reporting too similar of readings
Possible solutions:
  • Check for exhaust leaks at the manifold, pipes, catalytic converter.
  • Replace Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Use a scope to diagnose the oxygen sensor operation (Tip: The oxygen sensor in front of the catalytic converter normally has a fluctuating waveform. The waveform of the sensor behind the converter should be more steady).
  • Inspect the downstream heated oxygen sensor (HO2)
  • Replace the catalytic converter
  • Have timing adjusted


Aug 25, 2009 | 2002 Toyota Camry

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89 Honda Prelude failing emissions rich


is everything stock? and you have catalitic converter in place?

Stop by Schucks auto supply and have them run the codes. i'm sure there is a code if you cant pass emissions. your check engine light bulb is probably out.

and usually the first cause is the first o2 sensor.

Aug 10, 2009 | 1989 Honda Prelude

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2001 Mazda MPV Error code p0431 makes engine light come on


THAT CODE IS FOR THE BANK 2 OR FRONT CATALITIC CONVERTER ON THE VAN. YOU CAN HAVE THE DEALER REPLACE IT OR A MUFFLER SHOP CAN DO IT. THE CAT IS A PART OF THE FRONT EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND WILL NOT BE CHEEP TO REPLACE.

Jun 27, 2009 | 2001 Mazda MPV

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Diagnostic codes


p1133 O2 sensor insufficent switching (pre converter, left bank)

p1153 ) 02 sensor insufficient switching preconverter right bank

P0420) catalyst system efficiency below threshold left bank

P0151) 02 sensor circuit high voltage pre converter right bank

and p1460 unfortunately I don't have handy..... But REALLY sounds like you need to replace the Oxygen sensors in front of the catalitic converters... There is dual exhaust coming from the engine to one muffler in that truck, there are a total of 2 converters and 4 O2 sensors (1 in front of converter and 1 behind it on both of the pipes) Front ones are definetely shot!!!! Be prepared to put the rear ones in shortly after!!!!! they are about $80 canadian each at the jobbers and probably more at the dealer!!!!!

Feb 24, 2009 | 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Catalytic converters


If you are going to change the convertors I would just replace the first one closest to the engine. But when a computer code says "bank" they usually are refuring to the Oxygen sensor that is there , they are classified as bank 1 and bank 2. 1 being closest to the engine and 2 being farther down the exhaust. If its a computer code that told you bank 1 you might need to look at your oxygen sensor instead of your catalitic converter.

Dec 04, 2008 | 1996 Toyota Camry

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