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Old 01-22-2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default cheap front O2 sensor for 98 2.2, any suggestions?

Do the universal ones work worth a flip? Im not 100% sure its the O2 sensor, but obd2 says bad connection front O2, my fuel econ sucks, and it idles high when the car is moving. car has M/T.
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Old 01-22-2008, 05:48 PM   #2
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Honestly I wouldn't use the universal. You really do get what you pay for. Am I telling you not to. No, just saying I wouldn't. Get a good quality, and you will be sure to get the right one, and over time you will definately be happier.
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Old 01-23-2008, 01:57 AM   #3
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I recently bought new front and rear o2 sensor off ebay. They were decently priced and made by NTK, which makes alot of OEM sensors.


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:-\ just go with a pony 02 delete lol its cheaper.
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Old 01-23-2008, 09:21 PM   #5
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:-\ just go with a pony 02 delete lol its cheaper.
please, do not post if you don't know what you're talking about.

what code do you have?

i believe the front o2 sensor is a wideband a/f sensor(i know it is on my 2.5). these are a very common problem on the 98-01's. It will make your car run bad/hesitate, and possibly get bad gas mileage. Get one from the dealer, I believe that they are about $100. IMO, its not worth it to cheap out on an emissions related part.
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