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Old 02-07-2013, 12:10 PM   #36
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lol what are the odds it would go bad right when you do your swap.. lol what if it was just dirty?
I have never, in all the years they have been making narrowband O² sensors, found a "dirty" one--if by that you mean one that cleaning could fix. By the time they get fouled with silicone, leaded gas or an overly rich mix, and fail they are shot...
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Good information and good lookin. I'll remember that. I learned somthing today! I do know that if it was on one of the old security cars I used to maintain me cheap *** boss would have told me to clean it.. lol!
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ok...so recap o2 sensor pulling up 02 heater code for driver side only, mil eliminators just eliminate in a way still being connected to the o2 sensor, therefore maybe its just me, but its quite possible that the o2 sensor downstream has completely crapped out to the point that whether or not you have mil eliminator it pops the code. it probably shorted itself hence for the code. my opinion, swap the o2 sensor with a good known working o2 sensor and reset codes and test out the car. it should solve the issue with that code, since o2 eliminators fool the ecu to think that the sensors are reading good. just my opinion.
so what i said worked i take it, good to know you fixed the problem
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