AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information

Oxygen Sensor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the two wire plug.
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  3. Remove the sensor from the exhaust manifold on the four cylinder, or the exhaust pipe on the six.
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  5. Clean the threads in the manifold or pipe.
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  7. Coat the threads of the replacement sensor with an electrically conductive antiseize compound. Do not use a conventional antiseize compound, which may electrically insulate the sensor.
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  9. Install the sensor. Installation torque is 25 ft.lb. for the four cylinder, 31 ft.lb. for the 6-cylinder.
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  11. Connect the sensor lead. Do not push the rubber boot into the sensor body more than 1 / 2 in. (12.7mm) above the base.
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  13. If the sensors' pigtail is broken, replace the sensor. The wires cannot be spliced or soldered.
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