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Lambdapower - Lambda Oxygen sensors in the UK to trade and DIY international and special orders
UPDATED Wednesday 07 July 2021
LSM11B news
LSM11B production is back online. Facility expanded by 20% capacity
All LSM11Bs are made to order, lead times range from 1 week for small orders (5 or less) up to one month for large orders (20 or more)
The LSM11B is our supercession part to the traditional Bosch LSM11B / 0258104002 / 0258104005, proudly developed and manufactured in-house. See the product HERE
EU destinations & Brexit
Recently (June 2021) some couriers no longer offer services to the EU from the UK, and some have limited such services to selected destinations only.
We have had a little trouble, not insurmountable, in some cases:
  • Unstable import tariffs in some countries, or changes in policy by the domestic governments. The promise of tariff-free EU trade post-Brexit has simply not happened
  • Where the port of entry is different to the destination country, this creates confusion and mistrust. For example a Romanian customer may be invoiced for an import tariff by the courier's head office based in France
  • Our largest international industrial customers find it easier to arrange their own shipping, and we encourage this
  • A bit of good news: Retail customers using standard airmail services seem fine. Low value orders do not attract tariffs, and all the EU postal services have organised their operations very well. The previously almost unusable RoyalMail.com tracking page has been updated to make it faster and approximately reliable
We are still awaiting any demonstrable benefit whatsoever from Brexit and will report if we ever find one.
Covid
Lockdown is slowly being relaxed, but we will continue to follow good practice in any case.
  • All manufactured items are wiped down with an anti-COVID solution prior to packing
Recent Additions (Car Sensors)


Automotive Sensors
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Please email (preferred) or phone 07806 705407 for assistance, if required.
Main Office Update
We no longer have a fixed landline in the office. Also, we can no longer man the offices for set hours each day, due to effects of lockdown and furlough. We prefer email, for urgent enquiries the mobile number is generally attended during office hours.
Biomass Sensors and Interfaces
Lambdapower AD-12 wideband sensor interface

For development work and O2 data logging, see our USB wideband oxygen sensor interface for industrial and commercial use.

  • 12 volt version available
  • 24 volt version available to special order
  • 0-20mA version available on request

LC-69001 Original Lambdapower Part Bosch LSU4-9 replacement

Top quality Lambdapower branded biomass sensor

  • Premium quality Five-Wire Sensor
  • Individually Serial Numbered for ISO 9001 component traceability
  • Replaces Bosch LSU4-9
  • In stock for overnight delivery to base or to site - avoid extended downtimes

VW NOX sensors
Some NOX sensors are still available from us
Others / Misc.
Honda Accord F20B6
Honda Accord F20B6 1999-2003 2.0 front pre-cat regulating lambda sensor

Not your Honda? Know your OE part Number? Click here for lots of Honda cross references

Subaru Sensors

2.0, 2.5, Forester, Impreza, etc

We stock a selection of Subaru sensors from 1996 to 2010 for Subaru cars and rear-engine VW Transporter conversions. Contact us if you cannot find the correct sensor. All our sensors are predominantly OEM Denso.

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Mounting Bosses

Lambda mounting bosses, blanking plugs bungs, thru-hole mounting nuts, copper washers, small form factor 12mm and standard 18mm sizes available. See this page for details

Tools

Professional Quality 22mm Lambda Oxygen Sensor socket, available in standard reach and extra-long reach. Suitable for all standard form-factor 22mm hex Zirconium and Titanium sensors. 3/8 inch drive, includes postage. For details click here.

What is a lambda sensor?

Very Quick Guide to Lambda Sensors

A lambda sensor is an electronic device that fits into a car exhaust system. It is sometimes called an Oxygen sensor, O2 sensor, or AFR. Its purpose is to send a signal to the ECU (engine control unit) to indicate how much oxygen is in the exhaust gases. This indicates how efficiently the engine is running. The ECU uses this information to adjust the engine's fuelling as you drive.

Lambda sensors can also be used for industrial applications, such as electricity generating stations and biomass boilers, and for general O2 measurement for industrial processes, eg. welding, steel rolling mills, drying ovens, furnaces

What happens if it fails?

MOT emissions failure, excessive fuel consumption, catalyst failure, poor performance, engine check warning light, fault codes are all symptoms that can be associated with Lambda sensor failure. The Lambda sensor's efficiency deteriorates over a period of time.

Maintenance

No maintenance of the Lambda sensor is required and there are no serviceable parts. Similar to a spark plug, when it's worn out it should be replaced.

Where is it?

Mounted on the engine exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe, or under the vehicle for the rear sensor. Modern engines with a close-coupled catalyst have the sensor inside the engine compartment. A close coupled catalyst places the catalyser very close to the engine to shorten warm-up time.

Cars made after year 2000 have at least two sensors, front and rear, and are termed OBDII compliant. Multiple sensors enable the ECU to better judge the efficiency of individual cylinders.

How can I replace it?

Firstly consult our fitting guide - it's roughly the same as fitting spark plugs. Or get your garage to do it. Some garages will not fit 'universal' type sensors, please check with them first before buying one. Direct fit sensors are more expensive, but are preferable to the universal types.


   
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