The Vital Role of Oxygen Sensors in a Vehicle

VIDEO: The Vital Role Of Oxygen Sensors In A Vehicle

The oxygen sensor measures the oxygen content in a vehicle’s exhaust gas.

Bosch invented the automotive oxygen sensor in the late 1960s. In 1976, the Volvo 240/260 series became the first passenger car fitted with this new component. 

Some 45 years later, the oxygen sensor – also known as the O2 sensor or the lambda sensor – is a vital part of the vehicle’s fuel and emission-control system, and it’s hard to imagine a vehicle without them. In fact, oxygen sensors are required on all gasoline engines and most diesel engines around the world.

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