Does a oxygen sensor is bad can the vehicle burn more gas

Asked by Sep 26, 2013 at 02:17 PM about the 2003 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Possibly. If the o2 sensor wears out..wire falls off, the ECU does not have all the data it needs to set a proper fuel/air trim. But they last a long time.

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I have a 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and all of a sudden is losing power going up hill what do you think it is

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Check the air filter or oxygen sensor. It happens a lot in my case.

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