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Oxygen sensor i am having problem with

I put a new oxygen sensor in but the problem is still there check service light is on i think the engine is burning to rich or i need a tuneup what do you think the car is not missing run great but i do smell a rich odor in the inside not loud but notice able.


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Eddie Spann

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MANY THINGS WILL CAUSE RICH FUEL MIXTURE PROBLEMS.LIKE INTAKE MANIFOLD VACUUM LEAKS.EVAP CANISTER FUEL SOAKED.LEAKING EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND EXHAUST PIPES.LEAKING EGR VALVE GASKET.FAULTY FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. FUEL CONTROL SENSORS OUT OF CALIBRATION LIKE THE ECT IAT MAF SENSOR AND FAULTY STUCK OPEN FUEL INJECTORS.

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    Thank you i found out i was putting in the wrong gas

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I would do a tune up, check the air filter and replace the fuel filter. I would also check for any vacuum leaks, such as disconnected hoses or cracked hose connectors.

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