Broken O2 Sensor bolt
I was just trying to change out my o2 sensor finally. Got the nuts broken loose, doing ok, then the last one got to the top of the stud and wouldn't come all the way off. Almost felt like it was stripped somehow (mind you I'm taking them _off_) just around and around it goes. So I start to bolt it back on, goes fine for about 4 turns, then tightens up again... back and forth, up and down not getting anywhere, so I try to tighten it back down to leave the o2 sensor on there for the ride tomorrow, and the stud snaps. Was a good 2 threads from bottoming out too.
Now I'm stuck and don't know what to do. HELP!
I can get the new o2 sensor on (like that's a big concern now). I can bolt down one side no problem, but not the second. I have about 1 thread showing after the o2 sensor is on.
This is on a california model (and yeah, go ahead, I'm sure that's why and I deserve it, blah blah blah) This is the Forward A/F sensor (technically) before the first cat.
I'm outside your window watching you read this.