Oxygen Sensor Replacement Estimate for Pontiac G3 Wave

Pontiac G3 Wave Oxygen Sensor Replacement costs $240 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$239 to $249
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $169
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$432
Average Shop price
$295
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2009 Pontiac G3 WaveL4-1.6LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$252.94Shop/Dealer Price$313.19 - $461.29
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Ben
36 years of experience
Ben was a little early for the appointment, but that meant that my car was up and running five minutes after the appointment was supposed to start! Terrific service!
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Patrick
27 years of experience
Patrick did a great job he is a very well qualified mechanic. And he is most pleasant to work with very courteous and helpful. We had one oxygen sensor that the GM company sent us that was the wrong plug and part. Patrick noticed it right way and I had to reschedule him to come back when I receive the replacement. WILLIAM L CRAYTON William L Crayton
1998 PONTIAC FIREBIRD - OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT (FRONT/UPPER/UPSTREAM, REAR/LOWER/DOWNSTREAM)
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Jason
12 years of experience
Jason was very hard working. He did what he believed to be on the best interest of his customer. He was very set on my car hitting the road in the best condition possible. He was very upfront about what he could not fix but referred places that I could go for those particular services. I was very satisfied with the service from Jason. I just may make him my personal mechanic 
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10 years of experience
frendly fast and on time great mechanic
2009 PONTIAC G8 - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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All about Oxygen Sensor Replacement

With each new model year, manufacturers are adding more oxygen sensors to better manage engine operation. Some high performance engines have an oxygen sensor for each cylinder as well as one for the rear of each catalytic convertor. The sensors are located either underneath the hood or underneath the car. The oxygen sensors are connected (screwed) to the exhaust pipe, either in front or back of the catalytic converter. The front (upstream) sensors measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust system. The purpose of the front oxygen sensor(s) is to measure how rich or lean the gases are as the gases exit the combustion chamber. Depending upon whether the exhaust gas is lean (high in oxygen content) or rich (low in oxygen content), the amount of fuel entering the engine is adjusted by the engine management computer to try and maintain an ideal mixture that produces the lowest emissions output from the catalytic convertor. Rear (downstream) sensors are located behind the catalytic converter. The purpose of the rear oxygen sensor(s) is to monitor the oxygen content of the exhaust gases leaving the catalytic convertor. If one or more of the oxygen sensors are faulty, your car may not pass the emissions test. If you drive your car with a faulty oxygen sensor, you may get poor gas mileage and it can damage the catalytic converter.

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