CUMMINS OXY SENSOR 4326874
Cummins oxy sensor 4326874 takes note of the oxygen in your truck exhaust stream, to make sure that it is within the prescribed limit and check the functioning of the catalytic converter properly. 4326874 Cummins oxy sensor diagnosis the trucks air /fuel mixture by oxidizing a portion of the oxygen that
Goes through the exhaust system. The output is then converted into an electric signal and passed back to the engine control computer, which calculated the input and then changes its settings for fuel metering and timing to have an ideal mixture. This mechanism is an ongoing mechanism that constantly changes depending upon the load on the engine.
HOW LONG DO TRUCK CUMMINS OXY SENSORS LAST?
Heat is the major factor the affects the longevity of Cummins oxy sensor. There are other factors as well that contribute to its excessive amount of unburnt oil, contaminants in the exhaust, and other things. On average the Cummins oxygen sensor should last between 50,000 and 60,000 miles. However, maintenance of the engine plays a big role as well, in case the engine is properly maintained Cummins oxygen cylinder would last much longer. On the other hand, in case the engine in bad shape, the oxygen sensor Cummins could fail prematurely and will have to be replaced.
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY TRUCK CUMMINS OXYGEN SENSOR IS GOING BAD?
The only tested way for doing it is by using a diagnostic code reader. However, you could look for some other symptoms as well.
WHAT CAN CAUSE A HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK OXYGEN SENSOR TO FAIL?