OXYGEN SENSORS

Technical information

Oxygen Sensor Anatomy / Construction
Anatomy of the zirconia oxygen sensor and the titania oxygen sensor ...
 

How does the Oxygen Sensor Work?
An important property of the Zirconia element is that it can conduct oxygen ions above a temperature of about 350°C. When the sensor is fitted, the outside of the Zirconia element is exposed to...
 

Oxygen Sensor Analysis
Visual inspection alone is not usually sufficient to determine if an oxygen sensor is functioning correctly. However, there are some basic checks considered mandatory ...
 

How to Test Oxygen Sensors
Failed or worn out oxygen sensors cause problems such as poor fuel economy, failed emission tests, failure of the catalytic converter and poor driveability ...