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I read the post regarding not replacing the sensor(s), but I am not able to get a wrench on the rear one. My car is a 1995 V6, with the five-speed (if that is relevant). Any and all tips are appreciated. Thanks!
 

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used the closed end of a spanner, or an O2 sensor socket
it's so tight there that you'll only be able to turn it 10 degrees counter clockwise before you have to reposition the wrench... but it works
 

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I cannot get my oxygen sensor socket in there, so I'll have to try that with the spanner. Thanks!
 

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The easiest way to get to the rear O2 sensor is by doing this.

-Disconnectthe negative battery cable
-Jack up the front passenger side of the car.
-Remove the front passenger side wheel.
-Remove the inside mud cover (panel).
-Once you remove this, if you look, you'll be able to see the rear O2 clearly.
-Then you might need an extention arm and an O2 sensor socket (~$9 local parts store) in order to remove it.
-Tie a string or something to the wire harness from the O2 sensor and lower it from the top of the engine. This is so that after you screw the sensor in, you can then pull on the string from the top of the engine and have access to the wire harness.
-Plug the wire harness in.
-Reconnect the negative battery cable.
-Start her up and let her idle for like 5 minutes.
-Turn her off and clean your stuff up.
-Go have a beer and a samich cause you're done.

Ohh and keep these page bookmarked in your favorite places.

http://home.golden.net/~trinity/
http://www.bradbury.cwc.net/probemx/index.htm

These are some of the most informative sites out there on our cars. If you have a question on pretty much anything mechanical or maintenance wise, look it up here first. Then run a search.

[Edited by JPMX6GT on 04-25-2001 at 10:24 AM]
 
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