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Old 04-28-2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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Question 96 2.5TL O2 sensor question..

Looking at buying a 96 2.5 with low mileage (85K) but it's been running with a bad O2 sensor for about two years now. Should I be worried? The owner says it idles smooth and gets good mileage but I'm concerned if this could have damaged the engine in any way. Thanks in advance for any info!
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Before the catalyst O2 or after the catalyst O2? If its before the catalyst then you are probably looking at a bad catalyst.
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Not sure yet. Hoping not the one before cause I know a cat can be pricey. I just didn't know if a bad sensor would cause the engine to foul up from running too rich/lean.
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I don't think it can "hurt" the engine. Once its fixed it should be fine. Especially if it runs nice already.
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