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1990 Chevy C1500 4.3 V6 fail emissions Hi hc possable causes

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SOURCE: my chevy s10 failed emissions

Have your cat. converter checked out. I just had one of these for the same reason in my shop today.

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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SOURCE: ASM 2525 NO ppm TAILPIPE EMISSIONS failure

have you had the the engine codes pulled and reset?
and if so what are your engine codes?
i dont know of any car that will pass emissions test with the engine light on.
we cure your trouble that caused your engine light to come on and you will pass your test.
later
paul

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Toyota Camry - 1998 3.0 L V6 = Failed emissions -

Burning oil...Engine miss. lazy o2 sensor.. dirty maf sensor. check the data on a scanner and this will tell what is amiss.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1991 4runner failed emissions test with high CO and HC levels.

Not sure, but did you replace the oxygen sensors. Is your catalytic converter still good?

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 Honda Accord LX failed emission test on smog

not enough info. Typically, CO and HC together can be the result of poor fuel control or misfire, or worn components such as O2 sensor or catalytic converter, but without more data, repair recommendations are likely to waste money and not achieve success.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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First, thank you for asking me for my input on this. It just so happens, that I used to own a Ford ranger that had the same engine as yours. It was a 1990, but there are few changes to these model years.

Anyway, there is only one reason that your HC levels would be high. Your engine has WAY too much unburned fuel in the exhaust. The same reason applies to high CO levels. Too much fuel and/or not enough air.

Below is a link that you may find very helpful. It explains exactly what we are talking about here and also lists some of the possible causes.

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Incidently, when I had the same emissions failure on my truck, replacing the air filter and replacing a failed MAP sensor fixed it. - I did NOT have to replace the catalytic converter. If the numbers are as high as you listed above, you will only destroy a new converter anyway because there is obviously not enough oxygen in your exhaust system for the catalyst to function properly. Those numbers are nearly DOUBLE the allowable maximum. If the engine is running correctly and the catalyst is good, your numbers will be WAY BELOW those maximum numbers.

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later
paul

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