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Old 08-16-2004, 02:39 PM
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ok, so i was puttin my x pipe back on, and i noticed the wires comin from one of my o2 sensors was ripped, and also my check engline code was for two of my o2 sensors, so i call ford and i find out that they are 101.02$ (wat a wierd price?!) thats ridiculous, are they even worth replacing?? or does anyone know of cheaper ones?
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Old 08-16-2004, 04:16 PM
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How close to the sensor was the break. I would check to see if you can repair it yourself. It could just be a simple splice job.

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Old 08-16-2004, 04:28 PM
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Advance has them for $80........ Still, that's a lot of money. Almost pays to get MIL ELIMS..
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Old 08-16-2004, 11:29 PM
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mills i what you need i had to put the on 98 gt with off road h pipe. if it is to short the just splice them no prob.

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Old 08-17-2004, 12:41 AM
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wat exaclty is a mil and the break in the wire is comin right outta the sensor i tried splicing it and shovin it in, but no luck. also wen i start my car occasionally itll blow some smoke, and i was also told that the sensors culd be the cause of that and that if there defective they can rob u of power. is that so?
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Old 08-17-2004, 12:53 AM
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If its the rear o2's (on the mid pipe) then they dont do anything other than setting of your check engine light if your cats arent working properly. The only ones that effect your a/f is the front ones. A mil eliminator extensions just keep your light from coming on and you only use them on the rear
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Old 08-17-2004, 01:51 AM
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MIL stands for Malfunction Indicator Lamp.
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Old 08-17-2004, 06:18 AM
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ok, kool, by the way i dont have cats, so do u guys think i shuld spend the money on em or screw it?
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Old 08-18-2004, 06:21 PM
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If I am understanding your correctly your o2 is broke in such a place that you can't repair it and you don't have any choice but to replace it. Although that rear o2 is only used for CEL (check engine light) and not air / fuel computations, I think that you still have to have an o2 sensore in the bung in order to even use a MIL right? Even my prochamber has o2 bungs for the o2 sensor. The computer takes the switching rate of the rear divided by the switching rate of the front o2's and it should be within a certain ratio (the rears should switch slower because they have been cat'd). If they do not switch slower then your CEL comes on. If youCEL comes on you can make MIl (RC circuit) to disable the CEL from coming on.

I can see where repairing the o2 would be a problem. I've only made 1 MIL (different car) and those wires were alluminum and very hard to solder to other metals.

If I am wrong about this please correct me but I don't see any choice but to replace your broken o2 sensor.
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