Like every component, the lambda sensor is also subject to a certain amount of wear. This means that performance is diminished over the years. Not lastly, because it is subjected to high temperatures, vibration and aggressive chemical compounds due to its installation position in the hot exhaust system.
- Effects of a defective lambda sensor: A defective or too-old lambda sensor can increase your vehicle's consumption by up to 15 %. Excessive fuel consumption can also be an indication of a defective lambda sensor.
- Defects: An overview of the most frequent defects with lambda sensors.
- Diagnostic tips for workshops: How to test lambda sensors.