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O2 Sensor Crap Again

Old 02-14-2004, 11:33 AM
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First, I am talking about a 1987 GXL....



Do you have to take off the intake manifolds to get enough room to remove the O2 sensor? And if not, what kind of tool can fit down in there to remove the SOB? It is an awfully tight area.



Is it easier to get at it from underneath?



Any suggestions, please....
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Old 02-14-2004, 12:22 PM
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they have 02 sensor sockets that are great for this, you should be able to get it from the top
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Old 02-15-2004, 01:06 PM
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Thanks, I will search for one.
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Old 02-15-2004, 01:19 PM
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I use whats called a "crow's foot". It looks like an open end with the handle cut off and it has a place for an extention to fit in on the open face of the head.
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Old 02-15-2004, 01:35 PM
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oh i remember when my car had a working o2 sensor...oh the good ol days. damn brittle wiring.



be careful wires just disintegrate on some of these cars.



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Old 02-15-2004, 06:47 PM
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I just used an open end wrench today to take mine off. I have my motor out of the car though, so that doesn't really help you.
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Old 02-16-2004, 07:12 AM
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I found one of those special sockets at Pep Boys yesterday. Thanks for the help.
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