Q: How much to replace O2 sensors on 2008 Subaru Tribeca?

asked by on

Check engine light on, blinking cruise control light and traction control light on. Had the Advance Auto parts guy say the code said "too rich". cleaned the newer MAF and unplugged the battery. lights all went off for now...but is it the O2 sensors? how would that cost on a 2008 Subaru Tribeca?

My car has 89000 miles.

Hi there. It’s hard to say for sure whether the warning light you’re getting is caused by the O2 sensors themselves. It is very common for the sensors electrical harness to be faulty or the catalytic converter to be worn out that can produce the same error codes. The best way to know for certain is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection, so they can download all stored codes and pinpoint the source of your error. Simply removing battery cables to remove the error lights is not the correct way to diagnose a problem.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How much to replace O2 sensors on 2008 Subaru Tribeca?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Reading P2096/P2098/P0420...in the past these have came up but are not clearing this time.

The P2096 and P2098 codes are for both of the downstream oxygen sensors. The P0420 code is for the bank one catalytic converter efficiency. It would be best to have a certified mechanic take a look at the vehicle and...

Q: Broken Dipstick

This depends on where the tip ended up. If is is still in the dipstick tube, the tube may be removed to get the broken part out. If it made its way to the oil pan, You may need to...

Q: I now have a donut on and my AWD light flickers and my steering wheel jerks.Its normally during acc but can happen randomly.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The spare tire on your vehicle does not have the monitoring systems the rest of the tires have. The spare will not input wheel speed sensor and other data to the computer. This is...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.