Question about 1994 Ford Thunderbird
I unplugged the mass air flow sensor and the car ran better! new plugs, new tps cleaned fuel injection system, still can not get rid of that skip!!!! help
Change your MAF sensor unplugging it runs it in open loop and will run better if your MAF is going bad. I would not drive around with it un plugged. A smell of gas could be caused by a cylinder misfire doesnt burn the fuel but still pumps into exhaust and then burns in the ctalytic converter which can make it HOT! Also brns your cat and o2 sensors up
Posted on Jan 30, 2013
Unplugging the mass airflow sensor may be ok to do just to get you back home,,but it is not wise to leave it unplugged,,because your engine control unit cant decide just how rich or lean to make the fuel mixture without it.
A smell of gasoline is usualy a sign of this.
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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P0174 - Fuel Injection System Too Lean Bank 2 Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Excessive Fuel Consumption Possible causes - Intake air leaks
- Front Heated oxygen sensor may be faulty
- Injectors may be faulty
- Exhaust gas leaks
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Lack of fuel
- Mass air flow sensor may be faulty
- Incorrect PCV hose connection Possible solution Dirty air filter of faulty air flow sensor are common causes of the problem. Bottom line possible defective Mass airflow sensor and or O2 sensor in cylinder bank number two.
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