What is an oxygen sensor made of?

Answer Oxygen sensors consist of a solid electrolyte galvanic cell. The electrolyte is the same material as in artificial diamonds. Yttria, a rare element, stabilizes the material. It then gets a coating ... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Difference Between a Knock Sensor & Oxygen Sensor?

Knock sensors and oxygen sensors, or O2 sensors, function as sensing devices that detect variations in an automotive engine's performance. Knock sensors monitor the combustion cycle of the engine, ... Read More »