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PO171 OBD-II Trouble Code " System Lean To Bank 1

I have a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Engine rough at Idle and exhibits lack of power and stumbles at about 45 mph.

Scanner Freeze Rame Data ( At Idle )

RPM: 832
Load % : 16
MAP KPA: 41
Coolent Temp: 114
ST FTRM1( % ): 26.5
LT FTRM1 ( % ): 32.0
ST FTRM3:( % ): -2.2
LT FTRM3 ( % ) : -52.2
Fuel System: Closed

Replaced fuel filter/regulator, replace 02 sensors, replaced vacuum hoses and fittings, incl. EGR fittings at valve conver. Replaced IAT sensor. Checked MAP sensor, throttle position sensor and idle sensor voltages with VOM meter - all OK. Checked fuel perssure - OK. Removed and cleaned throttle body. Removed and cleaned spark plugs. Should I be focusing on fuel related problem or vacuum related problem. Change fuel injectors ? I'm beginning to suspect water in fuel. I would appreciate your help.

Jim Colman

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  • Tarzan14 Jan 06, 2009

    Engine Check light on, Runs ruff, Code shows PO171. 1998 Jeep Cherokee. Need to know what is actually wrong with the vehicle.

  • nyxt00 May 11, 2010

    If you think its water in the lines you can try adding HEET to the tank. You can also try a fuel cleaner, Lucas makes a good one as is Techron. They will help with sludge in the injectors but not debris.

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Coolant temp seems a bit low if reading is in farenheight, should be at 205-210. Is heat in car normal? If not, change thermostat. everything in the control system depends upon engine being at proper temp (otherwise it thinks its running on cold start-up)
    Taking a fuel sample is not a bad thing to do, but check this out first!


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Check PCV valve and be sure it is not stuck open.  Check for vacuum leak at intake manifold.  

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P0171 OBD-II Trouble Code

P0171 - System too Lean (bank 1)

Basically this means that an oxygen sensor in bank 1 detected a lean condition (too much oxygen in the exhaust). On V6/V8/V10 engines, Bank 1 is the side of the engine that has cylinder #1.

Note: This DTC is very similar to P0174, and in fact your vehicle may show both codes at the same time.

You will more than likely not notice any drivability problems, although there may be symptoms such as a lack of power, detonation (spark knock), and/or a hesitation/surge on acceleration.

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  • There could be a vacuum leak downstream of the MAF sensor.

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  • In the vast majority of cases, simply cleaning the MAF sensor does the trick. Consult your service manual for it's location if you need help. I find it's best to take it off and spray it with electronics cleaner or brake cleaner. Make sure you are careful not to damage the MAF sensor, and make sure it's dry before reinstalling
  • Inspect all vacuum and PCV hoses, replace if necessary
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Rough idle vibrates and po171 code service engine soon. jamesrowland9@aol.com


Hi, a Ford P0171 is a LEAN code for cylinder bank 1, and P0174 is a LEAN code for cylinder bank 2. These codes commonly occur on many Ford vehicles, and are set when the powertrain control module (PCM) sees the air/fuel mixture is running too lean (too much air, not enough fuel).
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A P0171 lean code for bank 1 is the cylinder bank on the RIGHT (passenger) side of the engine on Ford vehicles with a V6 or V8 engine and rear-wheel drive.


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