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Oxygen Sensor Replacement MKV Rabbit

My front O2 sensor to go out at

65k miles. I believe they are to be changed at 100k miles on our so that would have with one more year of

Keep in mind that may be covered on our vehicles under the warranty if it happens before 80k however, I just figured just go ahead and take an to do it myself. Note here some PZEV VWs have the warrantied for 15 years/150,000 miles, so if any of sensors go out, definitely them replaced under

Parts Needed:

OE Part #: (O2 Sensor Kit)


10mm Socket

Oxygen Socket


Pick (or small flat-head screwdriver)


2 Zip-ties

The location of the

Un-clip the metal clip the metal bracket

Remove bracket to give yourself room to work. The 10mm is needed for this step.

the ratchet to the sensor socket and use a break it loose. A few taps on the should free it up rather If you are trying to remove this any bloodshed, I would advise trying to muscle this off the impact method.

This image shows the tab that needs to be moved in for this clip to unlock.

the end of the pick or a small screwdriver the slot and move the tab outward.

the harness stand-offs to free the These will break they’ve been exposed to serious heat for a while. kit should come with an one.

Here is the old sensor next to the replacement. Notice the of the new one is a lot longer than the original.

Take the new plastic clip from the kit and place it in the same as the original. These things snap together.

Take the new assembly and lay it next to the old one to compare the Fold and zip-tie the section the metal clip to shorten the length of the harness. Cut the zip-ties you’ve tightened them.

The new will have some on the threads. If it doesn’t, you are going to to apply some before you it. This will help it comes time to remove it

Hand-thread the sensor back the exhaust bung where you it from. Then carefully put the socket back onto the new and tighten it.

Remove the harness from the right side of the and replace it with the one shown (supplied with O2 sensor

Plug the harness clip and slide it back into the bracket.

Re-install the metal with the 10mm socket and the metal clip that is on the into said bracket.

should be it. Throw your cover back on and take it for a run. If you changed this due to a failure (MIL codes: P2243, P0135), you are going to to force the ECU to re-adapt to the replaced by unplugging the battery for a few minutes. I letting it re-adapt to the new sensor on its own and up with the same horrible (

15-18mpg) as I was getting before the swap. After about 140 (almost half a tank) it, I figured I’d just be off forcing it.

If you are doing this for maintenance, then no other are needed.

There are other online that go over the O2 sensor replacement for our vehicles, so a google search should you in the right place.

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