O2 sensor

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  1. john k

    john k New Member

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    Hi guys what should I do about a faulty o2 sensor it's coming up as fault 23 any ideas would be good the bike has a different exsaust on and a qs and a kand n air and oil filter apart form that standered bike
     
  2. Liddell98

    Liddell98 New Member

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    You can buy an o2 bypass off eBay for like £10, unplug the sensor and plug a bypass in and that will do away with it?
     
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  3. Spygoat

    Spygoat New Member

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    I have one on my '16, works as @Liddell98 says, plug it in and forget about it.
     
  4. john k

    john k New Member

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    Nice one liddell98 I will do that thanks
     
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  5. bonjo

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    is the O2 is fitted to the current exhaust and has gone faulty?If so, I would buy a new one.

    If it is a new exhaust and no fitting for O2 then an eliminator as suggested and hope the fueling & the power delivery are not noticeably different
     
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    Yes it is fitted to the new one and yes I think it's gone faulty bonjour it's flashing up as an error code but never had problems in the past till now exsaust has been on for over a year now
     
  7. bonjo

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    I have not had to dwelve into fault code on my RR8 (touch wood!).
    O2 do go faulty but normally on cars where the heater goes open circuit. I don't think the bike one is heated. Nevertheless if you have established that's where the fault is, you should be able to get a replacement Denso which is most probably the OEM one.

    With O2, it can sometimes clear itself if you had something bad in the exhaust gases (silicon I believe is an O2 killer) but the fault code would remain. If you can clear the fault code and it re-appears again then you would be more certain.

    I am saying all this base on my experience with my car O2 sensores (2 replaced over 70000miles :()

    You could test the existing one. It involves giving volts & heat and measuring it's output. Find the details on this on the internet
     
  8. john k

    john k New Member

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    Ok bonjo nice one fella it's getting looked at today so I will know by dinner time what's going on I will let you know what happens with it later on and what remeydey I have taken with it
     
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    Alright bonjo well the sensor has been taken off and blanked off the bike seems like it's running well I think it's running a bit better honda told me it would cost around £100 for a new one and they never had any in stock fortunately I had already got a blanking plug and insert for the exsaust so it's not been a problem when I get the ECU remapped I think it will be good and make a big difference. The sensor it self had a broken wire on it down where it threads into the exsaust I might have a go at fixing it see if I can
     

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