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02 sensors for 1997 850

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02 sensors for 1997 850

Post by pcpsteve » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:59 am

Is there any difference between the front & rear O2 sensors?



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Re: 02 sensors for 1997 850

Post by jblackburn » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:45 am

The cable is a different length for the sensors, and they have a different part number.

Other than that, no - you can often test a problem to see if the front O2 sensor is bad by swapping the rear one into its place.

Front sensor part number is 15097
Rear sensor part number is 15062


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Re: 02 sensors for 1997 850

Post by erikv11 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:04 am

You must buy Bosch when replacing these, or you car will complain to you. Those are Bosch part numbers.


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Re: 02 sensors for 1997 850

Post by cn90 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:50 am

Amazon has the best prices for those parts listed above.


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Re: 02 sensors for 1997 850

Post by misha » Thu Jul 21, 2011 2:34 pm

jblackburn wrote:The cable is a different length for the sensors, and they have a different part number.

Other than that...
They are also different visually...

Front one have vertical line openings on it and the rear one have openings which looks like dots.


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