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2004 Passat, 127,000 miles, engine light has been on and AutoZone printed computer report that lists an oxygen sensor. This needs to be echecked by the end of the week. Low cost suggestions?

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Sounds about right for the miles. A Bosch Oxygen Sensor will cost you around $61 - A DENSO is about $10 cheaper(NAPA prices). Easy to replace, and If you do not replace you will eat up allot of fuel and also could take out your catalytic converter too.. Good idea to replace it. A shop typically charges around $65 labor plus parts to replace it.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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    Suzanne Pokorny Oct 04, 2010

    Thank you! Is the sensor easily accessed so maybe my husband could replace it?

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    R M Oct 04, 2010

    You bet. It unscrews from the exhaust pipe, so he will want to do it when its cooled off. There are several Oxygen Sensors on your car, so make sure that you have the actual Code number, so he knows which one to replace. It should be on that sheet. It will refer to it as Right or Left, Front of Converter, Rear of Converter. ..

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