Q: Wideband question

asked by on

Can i use a wideband o2 sensor on the stock ecu? i will eventually tune it and buy a me221
My car has a manual transmission.

As for the performance of the vehicle, the engine will likely run just fine with minimal differences. However, it is possible that installing this oxygen sensor could cause your Check Engine Light to come on. I would recommend looking in some online forums for threads on people who may have done this before. If you are lucky, you may find a step-by-step with pictures that shows the results of the replacement. Considering that the Miata is a very popular car, it should be fairly easy to determine if this has been done before.

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. Wideband question

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: Car alarm is going off after putting in a fuse.

Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. There could be an issue with the wiring. Look for a wire that says alarm on it. If there is no alarm wire, then look at where the alarm blinker is located and...

Q: P0133 code change O2 sensor two times still sets the same code after about 200 miles.

Hi there. From the description you have given, for your vehicle's P0133 code (O2 sensor slow response). It could be an exhaust leak near the O2 sensor causing the O2 slow response code. An exhaust leak could draw air in...

Q: 1999 Mazda Miata leaking oil

Oil leaks can be tricky. As the vehicle ages, oil can start leaking from multiple places. If it is dripping on the ground it needs addressed right away. Is it engine oil, power steering, or transmission fluid? All can create...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...