Does a bad oxygen sensor cause bad gas mileage?

Answer A faulty oxygen sensor can reduce gas mileage by around 40 percent, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The oxygen sensor (often called an O2 sensor) measures the amount of oxygen in ... Read More »

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Does a Bad Oxygen Sensor Decrease Gas Mileage?

The average engine is a beast with 10,000 inward-turned eyes, a nearly omniscient organism fully obsessed with its own internal condition. The oxygen sensor is one of your engine's primary tools of... Read More »

How to Change a Oxygen Sensor for a 1998 Ford Windstar Bank 2 Sensor 1?

Throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, automotive engineers made many strides to keep pace with the ever-changing emission laws, including: catalytic converters, unleaded fuel usage and oxygen sens... Read More »

How do I Replace an O2 Sensor With Os-4000 Universal Oxygen Sensor on a 2002 Outback?

Most vehicles, including the 2002 Subaru Outback, have the same size oxygen sensor, which is 7/8-inch. The biggest difference in oxygen sensors is that some have a preheater and some don't. The 200... Read More »

Where Is the Bank 1, Sensor 2 Oxygen Sensor on a 2000 Chevrolet Impala?

The Impala is a full-sized automobile manufactured by Chevrolet. The 2000 Chevrolet Impala comes equipped with two oxygen sensors, one on either side of the catalytic converter. Locating the sensor... Read More »