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Old 09-28-2004, 09:18 AM   #13
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2002 x2 Silver WRX
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Originally Posted by wrx_snobordr
THEY not I, when doing my 30k overhaul just placed my stock airbox back on and ditn bother to slide to two tabs in the back under.
Nope - this should be it. End of story

Smack the "service manager" upside the head next time you see him/her! And I agree with PAWRX - never heard of a catback causing a CEL, nor can I imagine it causing a front o2 sensor to go bad- the only thing I can think of is if you shoved banana's or melon's in there to block it off, but that's just retarded. Otherwise, you can run without a catback if you want to... of course, the floor might get a little warm... and the car might be a little loud... but doing any of that shouldn't cause your front o2 sensor to do anything differently.

Sounds like you're right on the money with disconnecting the battery for a little bit. That should clear your code, and you'll know within a few driving cycles whether or not you "fixed" (their) your problem!
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