TOOK OUT O2 SENSOR AND I TRIED PUTTING THE NEW ...

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  • Anonymous
  • 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer
  • 106,000 miles

Took out o2 sensor and I tried putting the new oxygen sensor but it wont go back in I think its the threads how do I fix it or what do I do?

Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 7:24 AM

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  • fixitmr
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+check threads are same on both sensors and then if so try re tapping hole. You can make a cleanout tap by using a bolt of same thread with agressive angled saw cuts/slots lengthwise.

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 7:48 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Just add to this one they also sell a o2 sensor rethreading tool.

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Sunday, December 9th, 2012 AT 7:54 AM

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