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Old 01-17-2011, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is there a difference in O2 sensors to justify a price difference.

'99 Disco II. Replaced all four lambda sensors a year ago but got a code 1173. Looks like I need another front right sensor. I checked the vendors and can pay $55 (Bosch), $77(Rover), or $96 (NTK) for the correct sensor. So why should I shell out $77 for a Bosch when I can get a Rover sensor for $55? Is there a difference in quality if it is designed for my specific vehicle. Ad below:

Bosch Rover Oxygen Sensor
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Part #: C5010-228612
Description: Oxygen Sensor. Front Reqs 2
Price: $77.95
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NTK Rover Oxygen Sensor
Click to Enlarge Fits: 1999 Rover Discovery II - 4.0
Part #: C5010-180017
Description: Oxygen Sensor. Front Reqs 2
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Rover Oxygen Sensor
Click to Enlarge Fits: 1999 Rover Discovery II - 4.0
Part #: C5010-330764
Description: Oxygen Sensor. Front Reqs 2
Price: $55.95
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Just different pricing structures set by the manufactures
Atlantic British has them on sale also.
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I just purchased 2 NGK sensors both pre-cat at Advance for $75 ea and they come with a limited lifetime warranty! They were the same price as the Bosch, but the Bosch only came with 1 year of warranty. I'd check on the warranty on all of these, if they are the same go for the cheapest...
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Thanks for the input. Much appreciated.
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Bosch supplies O2 sensors for Land Rover Discovery II.
We can recommend Bosch over aftermarket sensors.

Land Rover Discovery Series II OEM Oxygen Lamda Sensor

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