RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: heater faults on 2000 Honda CR-V

Rookie cbe0621eac06868b3efe0d8d1d3611e23c60d3114864ea2ec19a68cfbd3eebab
please what is the meaning of HO2S(B2)(S1) heater fault
No car image 94a1663db56199c5353592009e34aaa51078a2469bed068bb8d6f0ba43accf97
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
HO2S= Heated Oxygen Sensor, sensor used to measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust, which is used to adjust the air/fuel mixture in the engine.
B2= Bank 2, this is a location identifier, the engine has 2 banks, 1 and 2. Bank 1 refers to the bank nearest cylinder #1.
S1= Sensor 1, all engines have an oxygen sensor before and after the catalytic converter, S1 refers to the sensor before the CAT, S2 is after the Cat. Conv.
The sensor uses a heater element, similar to a cigarette lighter. The O2 sensor needs to be hot for it to work, and the heater ensures that the temperature stays above that operation range.
The code is often set when the heater is bad, and the sensor would then need to be replaced.
Didn't find what you were looking for?