O2 goes to zero?

jeep
grand-cherokee

#1

09 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 75,000 miles. Intermittent check engine light. Code is P2096. O2 sensors are all new. I was thinking an exhaust leak, but when I view the data, O2S12 is all over the place and sometimes even goes to 0.000 volts. That can’t be just a leak, right?


#2

Could be a corroded connector contact or a broken wire.


#3

If the O2 sensor detects any pure oxygen, the voltage from the sensor will drop to 0 volts.

Tester


#4

It’s unlikely that I have pure oxygen in my exhaust, so it’s probably a wire or connector?