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Car oxygen sensors are also called lambda sensors.

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169 Reviews

Garage serving Leicester, 17 years of experience

ONYX AUTO CARE are typically renowned for car sales but that is not all! We also do many repairs for customers and get them back on the road as well with our qualified team. We offer a 2 ramp workshop cover...

119 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 24 years of experience

Welcome to t-s-performanceuk t-s-performanceuk is committed to delivering exceptional service and customer satisfaction at a time and a place suitable for your busy lifestyle at the fraction of the cost of a...

236 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 10 years of experience

Hi I’m Michal. I've been doing cars for about 10 years specifically for Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician last 2.5 years. Had lots of training in recent VW group technology so that’...

658 Reviews

Garage serving Leicester, 25 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at a small garage in Nottinghamshire called Underwood Garage and after my apprenticeship I worked in the business for 5 years. I worked in recovery after the garage as a dedicat...

602 Reviews

Garage serving Leicester, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...

46 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Leicester, 12 years of experience

At RDK Classics we treat every customer's car as if it was our own pride and joy. No matter what your needs we can help no job is too big or too small. We can tackle a wide variety of work from servicing to ...

53 Reviews

Garage in Nottingham, 29 years of experience

With over 28 years experience there is nothing iv not worked on , we pride ourselves on fixings cars and vans to a high standard . With a huge investment in tools and latest technology we are able to solve j...

422 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 17 years of experience

Talk Torque Ltd T/A Car Surgeon™ Car Surgeon™ is an auto repair facility dedicated to quality service and maintenance of general, high-end and performance vehicles at an affordable price. Many mainland...

324 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

I gained my NVQ level 1&2 qualifications through City College Birmingham. Since gaining my qualifications I have always been self employed and initially I contracted for various garages around Birmingham for...

490 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 20 years of experience

I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...

200 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 7 years of experience

I studied at City College in Birmingham and received my City & Guilds up to level 3 qualifications, after gaining my qualifications I have worked in the family business called AAR Servicing And Accident Repa...

207 Reviews

Garage in Sheffield , 30 years of experience

Multibrand master techs in house / experience in all major german brand vehicles including prestigious cars, RAC Approved Garage

119 Reviews

Garage in Rotherham, 9 years of experience

A-Z Fast Fit service centre LTD is a friendly, family run business and we have been serving the area's motorists, since 2007. We always fit OEM quality parts, all fully guaranteed for 12 months/12,000 miles ...

145 Reviews

Garage in Bedfordshire, 27 years of experience

I began my career when I was 17 in an independent garage and gained experience and then I worked in main dealerships for a period of time working with BMW, VW & Ford to name a few. I also worked with the AA ...

80 Reviews

Garage in Chesham, 7 years of experience

BACK ON ROAD LTD offers a variety services on high quality standards, in no time such as: Diagnostics Coding Programming Brakes Exhaust Mechanical Electrics Upgrades ..... and more The only solu...

Frequently asked questions about car oxygen sensor replacement & repairs in Leicester

Read our answers to questions about car oxygen sensor replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a oxygen sensor replacement in Leicester involve?

  • The mechanic will read the ECU for possible fault codes related to the oxygen sensors.
  • The mechanic will inspect the sensor and ancillaries (like the electrical connectors).
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the sensor.
  • The mechanic will advise if other components need to be replaced as well.
  • The mechanic will check the sensors again.
  • The mechanic will test drive the car, if necessary the mechanic will make adjustments.

What are the symptoms of a faulty Oxygen Sensor?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light on your dashboard is on.
  • When the engine won't start or cuts out during operation.
  • When the engine misfires.
  • When the engine runs rough (a rough idle for example).
  • When the engine doesn't perform as well as usual.
  • When the car's fuel consumption is higher than usual.
  • When the car fails an emissions test.

How long does it take to replace an o2 sensor in Leicester?

A car oxygen sensor replacement usually takes around 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Is the oxygen sensor checked during an MOT?

The oxygen sensor or lambda sensor if often flagged during the emissions check in an MOT test. As the sensor helps regulate the fuel/air mixture going into the engine, it follows that a faulty lambda sensor is often the cause of emissions that are too high. It's recommended to check for a functioning oxygen sensor, especially prior to an MOT test.

Is a faulty oxygen sensor an MOT failure?

A faulty oxygen sensor in itself should not cause MOT failure as it is not checked as part of MOT. However, a failing sensor can lead to engine performance issues, if these result in emissions issues it is possible your vehicle can fail its MOT.

Can Leicester garages offer home collection and delivery for car oxygen sensor replacement?

Yes, many garages in Leicester are able to offer collection and delivery for a car oxygen sensor replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a car oxygen sensor replacement in Leicester.

Can Leicester mobile mechanics do car oxygen sensor replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Leicester mobile mechanics can do a car oxygen sensor replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a car oxygen sensor replacement cost in Leicester?

The average cost of a car oxygen sensor replacement in Leicester varies between £254 and £270, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.

These estimates may include Lambda sensor.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a car oxygen sensor replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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