We're here to help so being rude won't get you very far. Before replacing the sensor, check for the condition of the heated oxygen sensor fuse and connectors. The last few directions I had in my mind were: 1. I warned them that I didn't think that would be the issue, so we'll see what happens. Use the 'All Posts' button to return to the default view. Water getting inside the heated oxygen sensor connector can caused the heated oxygen sensor fuse to blow.
Please let me know if I can provide any other data to help you help me. If your are for a different car, select that vehicle series before searching for the diagnostic codes because not all used by one manufacture are used by the other makes. I do these various other things and get back to you this weekend. It detects the amount of oxygen in the exhaust gas compared to the outside air. Honda has traced the problem to excess grease in the underhood fuse box that melts under high heat conditions and wicks down to the oxygen sensor connector, shorting out the sensor.
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If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. By posting the year, make, model and engine near the beginning of your help request, followed by the symptoms no start, high idle, misfire etc. The heated oxygen sensor 1 has a closed-end tube made of ceramic zirconia. Drain the capacitors and then reconnect to see if the computer still can't read it. In order to achieve the require temperature, a heater element is included inside the heated oxygen sensor.
The front heated oxygen sensor or O2 sensor 1 is placed into the exhaust manifold. Basically the oxygen sensor is inactive. Lemme look at my old captures and see if I can find a good example for comparison. If you fail to locate anything, check the manual for the correct fault code retrieval procedure or take the vehicle to a professional. The currently selected is for the Honda makes. As the sensor warms up the resistance is lowered and it starts producing voltage based on the oxygen content in the exhaust. We are more than happy to help you figure out why a shop wants to charge you for a repair, and we will tell you if it is unusually high.
Possible Solutions The most common fix is to replace the oxygen sensor. They just called to tell me that Honda says everything checks out and they want to replace the sensor with a Honda part. Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. I'm wondering if there could be another issue or if I've missed something. Those who demonstrate they cannot follow the rules will be warned and posts removed. The list of automotive Makes at the right edge of the screen.
If you've rechecked the signal circuits and the heater since the newest sensor failed, then I think you're good to go. Harness side sensor unplugged Heater pin 1 not sure + or - was 12. Update - I put the new sensor in and the signal is still dead while viewing the scan data and the code comes back in 2 mins. I did speak to a Honda tech I know and he were baffled as well. See if a factory reset would fix the issue.
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