Replacing Your Oxygen Sensor As Part Of A Tune Up

the next time you tune up your vehicle it's more to replace the oxygen sensor it's a small electronic probe that is a big job your hostages sister measures the amount of oxygen in your exhaust to tell your engine computer how much fuel it needs to run efficiently so let's talk about oxygen sensors are right here right now welcome to the auto zone D. I. Y. garage oxygen sensors are usually called O. two sensors and as hard as they work to monitor the amount of oxygen in your exhaust they were out certain carbon in the exhaustive actually kill the O. two sensors ability to take accurate measurements and send electronic signals to your car's engine management system when that happens it's time to replace it used to be able to manually adjust your engine's fuel mixture but in today's cars a computer does it there's no way to clean a repair clogged %HESITATION to censor when its founder worn out it has to be replaced and AutoZone has O. two sensors for just about every make and model when your %HESITATION to censor fails your engine is likely to run with too much fuel which leads to reduce fuel economy but they feel gradually so you probably won't notice a sudden change in your car's behavior little by little a worn out %HESITATION to sister will affect your gas mileage power output and driveability it may even damage a catalytic converter by clogging it which prevents it from performing properly that's a very costly repair that you want to avoid if you can help it did you know a malfunctioning %HESITATION to censor is often the cause of the check engine light appearing on your dashboard bottom line O. two sensors need to be replaced at regular intervals so that's the story on replacing your oxygen sensor it always helps to consult with someone you trust for more details on O. two sensors or any other automotive subject be sure to talk to the experts at auto zone remember parts of it just part of what we do