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07 Legacy 2.5i CEL came on today with blinking cruise

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07 Legacy 2.5i CEL came on today with blinking cruise indicator. 3 codes listed on reader:
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: p2096 Cnf
JA: Are you fixing your Legacy yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: p2096 Pnd
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: p1040 Pnd
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Subaru
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Timing cover appears to be dripping oil on 2nd sensor. Light stays on. Can replace sensors myself. Denso brand only.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Recently had head gaskets replaced. Newer aftermarket AEM replacement panel air filter about 1000 miles ago.
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is***** there is oil getting onto the oxygen sensor then that will cause the reading to be off. The sensor needs to be able to have a good external oxygen reading to be able to compare the exhaust to. If it has oil on it then it needs to be replaced with a Denso sensor. Once that is done and the codes are reset the sensor can be checked with a scan tool or you can just see if the light stays off. If you need more help please let me know.

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