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303-14-1 Electronic Engine Controls 303-14-1

REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION


Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S)

Special Tool(s)
Socket, Exhaust Gas Oxygen
Sensor
303-476 (T94P-9472-A)

Material
Item Specification Installation
High Temperature Nickel ESE-M12A4-A
Anti-Seize Lubricant 1. Apply a light coat of nickel anti-seize lubricant
XL-2 to the threads of the HO2S.
Penetrating and Lock —
Lubricant (US); 2. Using the Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor Socket,
Penetrating Fluid (Canada) install the HO2S.
XL-1 (US); CXC-51-A
(Canada) • Calculate the correct torque wrench setting
for the following torque. Refer to the
Removal Torque Wrench Adapter Formulas in the
Appendix.
1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a • Using the Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
hoist. For additional information, refer to Socket, tighten to 41 Nm (30 lb-ft).
Section 100-02.

2. If the RH Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) is


being serviced, remove the 2 bolts and position
the heat shield aside.

3. Disconnect the HO2S electrical connector.

4. NOTE: If necessary, lubricate the HO2S with


penetrating and lock lubricant to ease removal.
Using the Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor Socket,
remove the HO2S.

3. Connect the HO2S electrical connector.

4. If the RH HO2S is being serviced, position the


heat shield and install the 2 bolts.
• Tighten to 20 Nm (177 lb-in).

Copyright  2007, Ford Motor Company


Last updated: 06/21/2007 2008 Explorer, Mountaineer, Explorer Sport Trac, 7/2007