Oxygen sensor failure due to front impact damage on Honda Civic

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Impact damage to the front of the vehicle can cause the primary oxygen sensor to blow fuse 15 and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to come on. In most cases the primary oxygen sensor needs replacing and a new fuse installed to repair the issue.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 124,000 (124,000–124,000)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
5 people reported this problem