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2009 Toyota Venza I4 4dr Wagon FWD (GS)

2009 Toyota Venza
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Front wheel drive, 4 Door Wagon, Sport utility
19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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April 14, 2011, 8:13 am

Alberto G

Question: Would the O2 Sensor damage if starts using premium gas?

My Venza 2009 specifications indicate the use of Regular gas. Then, sometime ago I started using Premium gas. In about two months the Service Engine indicator lighted up. When I took the car to the dealer for service inspection they indicated that the O2 sensor was not working properly. I finally got a replacment and turn out to use Regular gas again. Dealer's technicians did not confirm if the change for gas types was the reason for the damage.

April 15, 2011, 10:06 pm

Richard W
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Premium gas will not cause your O2 sensor to stop working. So you can run it if you want. With out hurting the engine or O2sensor.

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