I was in the middle of replacing my O2 sensor on my car and the cable is not as long as the original one. This is the one on the passenger side. Why is this?? The one on the driver side fit fine

Asked by Dec 14, 2013 at 08:26 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Because there are 2 different O2 sensors used on your car. One downstream @ 10.6" in length and one Upstream @ 15.4" in length. Take one back and get the right part.

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can't Chuckie just use magic to move around?

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...you see TOM knows this length issue...I'd say HE deserves to be Top Expert..not me...honestly do not know how in the hell this happened this way...sometimes I think Henry_S is pullin' strings for me there~

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