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Old 12-14-2019, 10:16 PM   #21
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That doesn't work. You will get misfires. It is not like a coil. Those errors are "directional"... Plus you most likely have more than one cause for the code. Normal operating range is +/- 2%, and the code is thrown when >+11%, so there is usually more at play.
Yes you can swap O sensors and yes it shows if sensor is bad. No it won'tbe misfires. If sensor is bad, error migrates with it to another bank.
Or you meant just switch connectors isnt enough?

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Old 01-16-2020, 09:22 PM   #22
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Hey quick question guys. I am in the process of trying to fix the vacuum leak on the car and in the process of removing stuff I am doing the oil filter housing gasket which I found leaking and the CCV. I pulled the dip stick out and was in the process of installing everything back together. Problem I have is the tube for the oil dip stick hard to put back in? To me as I am trying to put it back in, it seems to stop at a point which I think should go further into the hole or am I wrong?

What experience have you or others had? Also I did put a new O ring on it in case you are wondering.
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Old 01-17-2020, 11:32 AM   #23
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Double check there isn't another o-ring stuck in the hole.

Mine took a lot of persuasion to get it to seated correctly. I kept pushing and might have used a soft hammer.
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Old 01-17-2020, 12:28 PM   #24
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Yes you can swap O sensors and yes it shows if sensor is bad. No it won'tbe misfires. If sensor is bad, error migrates with it to another bank.
Or you meant just switch connectors isnt enough?
It will definitely work if you have and o2 sensor code. It isnít enough for lean codes because there are so many other factors.
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Old 01-17-2020, 01:15 PM   #25
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Hey quick question guys. I am in the process of trying to fix the vacuum leak on the car and in the process of removing stuff I am doing the oil filter housing gasket which I found leaking and the CCV. I pulled the dip stick out and was in the process of installing everything back together. Problem I have is the tube for the oil dip stick hard to put back in? To me as I am trying to put it back in, it seems to stop at a point which I think should go further into the hole or am I wrong?

What experience have you or others had? Also I did put a new O ring on it in case you are wondering.
+1 on the old o-ring in the opening. Do not jam it or hammer it. Figure out what the obstruction is, replace the o-ring, and try again twisting gently. You don't want to jam the old o-ring into the pan.
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Old 01-17-2020, 06:59 PM   #26
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The old O ring did come off the tube. So the idea of an old one being in their obviously is not. I am going to try tap it in slowly and see what happens. If not maybe put the old O ring back in and give it a try.
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Old 01-21-2020, 02:17 PM   #27
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Just an update. I finally got the tube to sit properly. The trick was to drain the oil out of the pan. After doing that, the tube went in with no problem. Donít know why but it worked.

I replaced the o ring on the disa valve and reset the code. Now waiting to see if the check engine light will come back. So far so good.


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