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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
The way the oxygen sensor wire is bent and going through the engine tin in this picture is gonna bite you in the future.

While the corrugated sheilding on bosch wideband sensors is flexible when they are new, after a bunch of heat cycles they become very stiff and totally nonflexable and you won't be able to unscrew that oxygen sensor without breaking the wire insulation.
I know from experinece...

You may as well buy another oxygen sensor now so you have one for the day that happens... ebay and amazon are the cheapest source.

Thanks for your input

Actually, I left some extra lenght of this wire in the upper engine bay. I did recently a recalibration, I just pull the cable prior to unscrew the sensor. At present time, no problem. However I believe your experience and the fact that it will become harder with past time.

Good suggestion from you to buy another one and to keep it for futur.
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