Do the o2 sensors come into play during cold start?

Asked by Dec 29, 2012 at 12:49 PM about the Ford Crown Victoria

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car starts and runs up to high idle , then drops down and dies, it does this abouy four times then runs okay?

2 Answers

I didn't think they were part of the cold start circuit, thanks for confirming.

96,205

The car is in a open loop condition when it first starts. It takes about 15-30 seconds to get warm enough to go into the closed loop condition where the O2 sensors control the fuel flow.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Crown Victoria

Looking for a Used Crown Victoria in your area?

CarGurus has 1,063 nationwide Crown Victoria listings starting at $2,225.

ZIP:

Search Ford Crown Victoria Questions

Ford Crown Victoria Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 1,770
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 930
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
23 Great Deals out of 1,840 listings starting at $1,600
Used Dodge Charger
293 Great Deals out of 27,423 listings starting at $2,250
Used Lincoln Town Car
32 Great Deals out of 1,851 listings starting at $600
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Impala
542 Great Deals out of 29,827 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Taurus
248 Great Deals out of 20,437 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford F-150
2,264 Great Deals out of 209,447 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Explorer
835 Great Deals out of 75,017 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
584 Great Deals out of 27,619 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
788 Great Deals out of 88,193 listings starting at $1,150
Used Mercury Marauder
29 listings starting at $5,995
Used Dodge Challenger
118 Great Deals out of 24,260 listings starting at $8,256
Used Chevrolet Camaro
150 Great Deals out of 32,742 listings starting at $1,729
Used Chrysler 300
346 Great Deals out of 20,500 listings starting at $1,000