Q: I have a 1986 Chrysler Laser turbo with 13700 miles that failed emissions. Do oxygen sensors go bad from sitting around too long?

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Bought this car from another state. Spent most of its life (31yrs) sitting in a museum. TN requires a MARDA emissions test before it can be registered. For a car this age, they test the exhaust with a tail pipe probe. It showed high HC and high HO. Diagnostics showed no problems. It runs well

My car has 13700 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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