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How do you know when oxygen sensor is bad?

An oxygen sensor is bad when it is no longer performing inside a set of parameters that are designated and optimal. The oxygen operates in a very narrow window of voltage and provides feedback to the engine to adjust the air/fuel ratio to maintain performance and emissions. If the sensor is bad and returning poor data, the performance, emissions and mileage will suffer.


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Go by the miles travelled. Refer to the owners manual for the replacment schedule. A new oxygen sensor will give you better fuel economy and performance.


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Does the oxygen sensor affect fuel mileage on a 1994 Chevy pickup?

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Will bad O2 sensor affect gas mileage?

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