Lambda sensor

  1. norsa

    norsa old school painter

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    Sensor light has come up on my 940 Volvo want a hefty price but a universal one is half the price. Don't suppose the wiring colours are universal????? Think theres only 3 anyroadup.
    Nick
     
  2. keithski122 Member

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    Used to be that universal were as bad as the faulty ones being changed.I know on peugeots universal ones would put on warning lights.
     
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  3. grim_d

    grim_d Unlikeable idiot.

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    Definitely don't use a universal.

    You will be able to get a reasonable substitute for a decent price.
     
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  4. anto44

    anto44 Member

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    Universal ones are useless, get a decent brand aftermarket model specific one.
     
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  5. Ashley Burton

    Ashley Burton Member

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    Not worth your time! Got that T-Shirt along time ago
     
  6. Sean Another 602 fan

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    Volvo, PSA,VW etc dont make O2sensors Bosch do, buy a sensor in a Bosch box not a volvo psa vw one.
     
  7. grim_d

    grim_d Unlikeable idiot.

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    I've found intermotor ones to be a reasonable pattern sensors, though you only get a couple years before corrosion destroys the body.

    Go Bosch or NGK if you can though.
     
  8. Sean Another 602 fan

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    Never found an intermotor item that was worth fitting.
     
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  9. Migmac

    Migmac Forum Supporter

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    When I was looking for one for my daughters car, some of the cheapo ones needed the plug changing.changing plugs over apparently can bring on issues. Ended up getting one from a motor factors for £30 or so.
     
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  10. the snooper

    the snooper getting older by the day

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    I've used the universal ones twice with no problems, dont remember any makes though and was a few years ago
     
  11. norsa

    norsa old school painter

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    Thanks guys. Ill have looksee whats available and report back.
     
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