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2003 CVR oxygen sensor

With my engine light coming on again, a local garage told me I need to replace two (primary and secondary) oxygen sensor(s). Is this something that can be cleaned rather than replaced?

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No cleaning,got to replace.

I would be suspect that two failed.
I would want to know what set the O2 Codes. The codes may be the symptom and not the fault. e.g. something caused the sensors to go out of range and set a code.
Something may, over time be fouling the sensors,IF they are bad.

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Typically no. these are a wear out item. the internal grounds tend to break down, rendering them ineffective, or the wiring harness can become damaged. in your particular vehicle, i have come across many 02 sensor issues that have been solved by replacing. good luck!

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