replacing o2 sensor

i tried to change my o2 sensor the other day, and i accidentally ripped the wire off teh o2 sensor. how long can i run without it connected?

lately it’s been cold here in sunny south florida (by cold i mean not as hot), is this going to be dangerous if I don’t get to it soon?

also, i bought a torque wrench (about 3ft long), and there is this stupid metal gauge thing on top, it gets in the way, can I just rip this thing off?

you can drive a little without the O2 sensor… but I wouldn’t recommend more than 2-3 weeks… you’re gonna kill your catalytic converter if you drive O2 sensor less for too long… :slight_smile:

BTW, did you received my last e-mail?