RE: [DML] Bad Oxygen Sensor / Lambda Sensor
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: [DML] Bad Oxygen Sensor / Lambda Sensor

You *might* be able to rehabilitate this with a propane torch, but a rich 
mixture can "poison" a lambda sensor and ruin it permanently.

-Joe Kuchan

>From: "Steve" <p2freak@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] Bad Oxygen Sensor / Lambda Sensor
>Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2006 05:26:46 -0000
>Uploaded a picture on my server and want to pick your brain on this one.  
>This is the old
>oxygen sensor I removed.  It has about 3500 miles on it and installed 
>during 2001.  The
>black carbon soot is severe.
>Is there any service life left in this sensor?  Looks like the fuel mixture 
>is rich.  Symptons:
>rough idle at cold start up.  1000 RPM with surges to 1500 RPM.  After the 
>engine warmed
>up, idle drops back down to around 800 RPM.  A new sensor didn't solve the 
>idle problem.
>Here is the link:

To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see

To search the archives or view files, log in at 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:

Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN

Copyright 2006  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive