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2001 Chrysler T & C 3.5 L. with 65,000 miles fails smog test

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2001 Chrysler T & C 3.5 L. with 65,000 miles fails smog test with an "incomplete Oxygen Heater Sensor" fault code. Smog "test only" tech recommended "putting more miles on it." Retested after 100, 250, and finally 1,800 miles. NG. Tech recommended taking the car to a Chrysler dealer. Dealer said 1) Battery tests weak, try replacing it first . (I did, it WAS over 9 years old). After an additional 275 miles retested and failed again. Dealer said "replace both upstream and downstream sensors, @ cost of $664.00". Ouch! Whaddyarhink?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  roy replied 1 year ago.

good evening my name is ***** ***** I will assist

what was the exact code?? or was there no code set

this monitor is the easiest to set. after an 8 hour soak, and you start the car, it should run and pass at that time


Expert:  roy replied 1 year ago.

are you there