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I'm thinking that If the exhaust temp sensor is in expensive and avalible I'll just replace it my self. Instead of taking it to the dealer, waiting 1-3 days, then possibly wait weeks for the part, take it back and wait a day or two to fix. If Im looking at the right part online its less than $100. I'll check with the local dealer to.
 

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I'm thinking that If the exhaust temp sensor is in expensive and avalible I'll just replace it my self. Instead of taking it to the dealer, waiting 1-3 days, then possibly wait weeks for the part, take it back and wait a day or two to fix. If Im looking at the right part online its less than $100. I'll check with the local dealer to.
I had mine replaced May of 2014 with p/n 55581035 and it's been fine since. Approaching 100K on the replacement without issue.
 

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I'm thinking that If the exhaust temp sensor is in expensive and avalible I'll just replace it my self. Instead of taking it to the dealer, waiting 1-3 days, then possibly wait weeks for the part, take it back and wait a day or two to fix. If Im looking at the right part online its less than $100. I'll check with the local dealer to.
Your car is under bumper to bumper warranty still, let Chevrolet dealer repair your car.
 

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Your car is under bumper to bumper warranty still, let Chevrolet dealer repair your car.
I would likely need to rent a car while they work on it and, that could be more than the parts cost. Also... as a former GM Tech, its hard to let go and trust others with your car. Especialy when you know what tends to go on at a dealership. (for example, the Oil used for the recent service performed before I bought the car. Regular Dexos1 gasoline oil was used insted of Dexos2)
 

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LOL!!! EGT sensor 2 is $44 dolars! hahahah. I'm going to repalce it my self. All I need is a wrench.
 

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I can see why the number 2 might fail more than the other two. its located in the DPF/converter assembly right in the middle of the two and likely runs real hot.
 

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I can see why the number 2 might fail more than the other two. its located in the DPF/converter assembly right in the middle of the two and likely runs real hot.
I am going to have to retrace my steps on this, but when I looked under my car shortly after they replaced the sensor, it looked like the new sensor was at the rear of the car. Could just be a coincidence. I don't always pay attention to the details.
 

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I am going to have to retrace my steps on this, but when I looked under my car shortly after they replaced the sensor, it looked like the new sensor was at the rear of the car. Could just be a coincidence. I don't always pay attention to the details.
If it was downstream on the exhaust, down by the DEF injector, it's #3. 1 and 2 are both attached to locations on the DPF assembly.
 

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I am going to have to retrace my steps on this, but when I looked under my car shortly after they replaced the sensor, it looked like the new sensor was at the rear of the car. Could just be a coincidence. I don't always pay attention to the details.
I thought yours was #3 at the time , mine was #2 with the speed reduction.
 

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If it was downstream on the exhaust, down by the DEF injector, it's #3. 1 and 2 are both attached to locations on the DPF assembly.
That jives with what I saw, but here was my RO that says #2. Guess they got it wrong on the RO. Thanks for clearing that up!

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I had mine replaced May of 2014 with p/n 55581035 and it's been fine since. Approaching 100K on the replacement without issue.
That is the correct part number for the number 2 EGT sensor. I just replaced mine under warranty.
 

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I drove 1000 miles with the issue before I had mine replaced. No change to drivability.
 
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