Will a bad o2 sensor cause my vehicle to overheat or have rough idling?

Asked by Dec 18, 2014 at 01:57 AM

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2001 chevy metro

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Possibly a rough idle due to bad information being read my the ECM, but not an overheat, that will be something else, like a bad thermostat, radiator, inoperative cooling fans, loss of coolant from a leak or a blown head gasket.

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