Question about Chevrolet Avalanche

Open Question

P0301 and P0171 code - Avalanche Chevrolet Cars & Trucks

Posted by Anonymous on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 2427 Answers

SOURCE: Service Engine soon light, codes P0301 and P0171, replace plugs

Hi,, Well the service engine light comes on when your car needs to be tuned up, this happens when the timing belt needs changing or nearing its life span. Basically it involves changing the belt (optionally >) engine oil, transmission fluid, radiator coolant, fuel injection and throttle body servicing, changing gas filter, air filter etc. Its to prevent damages to your car. After its serviced the mechanic will need to clear all error codes and reset the cars computer. Clearing the error codes is done with a diagnostic tool, to reset the cars computer , remove the negative battery pole and press the brak as far as it will go, wait 60 second release and reconnect the battery pole. Some vehicles may need to be caliberated if it has an electronic throttle body system

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

  • 116 Answers

SOURCE: 98 E-250 Rough Idle; codes p0156,p1131,p1151,p0301,p0171,p0174+

po301 thru po306 all misfire codes cylinder 1-6 remove plugs and replace them..... set the plug gap first
i suggest u replace the wires also if they never been replaced all these misfire codes can set the others and one is for the oxygen sensor ( 02s or HO2S) CIRCUT MALFUNCTION do u know how to check wireing systems
do the tune up plugs (set gap) .052-.056 change the fuel filter also. clear the codes hows it run
this info is for 98 E-250 4.2Litre
what engine do u have 4.2L or 4.6L i know it is a v-6 by the codes

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

  • 66 Answers

SOURCE: 12 codes; 90174, p0171, p0175,p0300,p0301, p0302,

I would be very hesitant about just going in and replacing parts/sensors, especially those diagnosed from Electronic Control Module (ECM) Diagnostic Trouble codes (DTC's) alone, as quite often when multiple codes are present, they are often related to a songle malfunction/failure (Such as coil codes, and O2, rich/lean codes, etc...) - A p0171 and 0174 code is not indicative of a faulty MAF sensor - it is a code set when a lean condition is detected within the vehicle's exhaust...often caused by vacuum leaks, EGR valve malfunctions, BAC/IAC ( Bypass/Idle air control) valve malfunction, DPFE sensor malfunction, or the MAF "hot wire" is dirty, and can be cleaned with the correct cleaner, but instead of replacing a $250 MAF sensor; only to later find out that if you had the vehicle repaired by a trained technician, a $3 vacuum hose and a $50 ignition coil had initiated the multiple DTC's - So, sometimes it does pay to use a trained technician; especially with so many codes present - Like I said - If I were going to do the work myself, I would erase all the codes (Disconnect battery cable for about 10 mins - this will also erase the block/learn ECM settings and it may search for idle for a bit, but will straighten out with time - reconnect battery and start the car - then after the light re-illuminates, re-pull the codes, and most importantly test the sensors/parts indicated by the DTC's before replacing anything - that is if you want to fix it the most cost effective way possible, but, if you have plenty of money to waste you could always just go replace whatever the DTC's tell you is out of specifications, regardless of the cause...this might fix it, but may not as well - if you got lots of money and feel lucky it's the way to go - if not, test those parts and sensor before replacing them - there is a process for testing each of them....Thanks

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks you so very much. The car was shaking and making a knocking sound and running very poorly and now the engine is locked I had in towed home."

samtoler
  • 666 Answers

SOURCE: f150 2002 4.2 eng codes:

1400 is dpfe, 1151 is an 02 sensor code, 1131 is also 02s11 code, P0316 = Engine Misfire Detected on Startup (First 1000 Revolutions)
Po301 Cylender 1 misfire, p0174 lean condition bank 2, And p0171 is lean bank 1. Either this is in need of a whosale of repairs or you have computer issues, From looking at the codes i would first do a complete tune up, Including wires, And inspect for a vacume leak before replacing any 02 sensors..

Posted on Jun 14, 2010

dttech
  • 4803 Answers

SOURCE: What do I need done if codes p0171 p0174 p0301

OK, We'll cover the Diagnostic Test Codes (DTCs), starting with the standard definition set by SAE J2012 (Revised December 2007)
DTC P0171 "System Too Lean Bank 1"
DTC P0174 "System Too Lean Bank 2"
DTC P0301 "Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected"
DTC P0305 "Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected"
DTC P0316 "Engine Misfire Detected on Startup (First 1000 Revolutions)"

The "system lean" codes are pretty much telling you that there is way too much oxygen in the exhaust. There is too much oxygen on BOTH sides of the engine, and that is why you are getting codes for bank 1 and for bank 2. Bank 1 is the side where #1 cykinder is located and Bank 2 is the opposite side.

The misfire codes are pretty self-explanatory. #1 and # 5 cylinders are misfiring. The P0316 DTC is telling you that the misfire monitor is detecting a misfire as soon as the engine starts. This tells you that it is a very severe misfire and that the engine does not have to warm up and the car does not have to be driven to detect the misfire.

A misfire can be caused by many things it can be vacuum leaks, bad spark plugs, bad ignition cables, faulty ignition coils, fouled or malfunctioning injectors or injector circuits, blown head gasket, cracked cylinder head, burnt valves, etc.. etc..

However, look at the codes you have. Then look at the firing order for your engine. 2002 Mercury Sable is only equipped with a 3.0L 2V 6-cylinder engine.
The firing order is 1-4-2-5-3-6

Now if you take the firing order and split it in half, stack the two halves on top of each other, it looks like this:
1-4-2
5-3-6

When you look at the firing order this way, you can see that cylinders 1 an 5, 4 and 3, and 2 and 6, are "PAIRED" cylinders. They are exacly opposite in the firing order. Now, the cylinder only fires every second revolution of the crankshaft. With paired cylinders, one of the cylinders in the pair will fire on the first revolution and the other cylinder will fire on the second revolution.

Looking back at your codes, please note that the cylinders that are setting the misfire codes are paired cylinders.

Now the coil pack for your ignition is actually made up of three coils. Each coil fires a set of paired cylinders. If you look at the top of the coil, it will usually be marked with the cylinder numbers that each coil tower is supposed to connect to. The coil will look just like the firing order split and stacked as above.

With all of this said, I would say that it is VERY LIKELY that your misfire codes are being caused by a defective ignition coil.

The lean codes are a little different.

These are USUALLY caused by vacuum leaks which allow too much air into the engine that is not getting measured by the Mass Airflow (MAF) sensor and causes the engine to be getting too much air and not enough fuel (running lean).

I would take a good look at all of the vacuum hoses and lines. Ford is notorious for getting holes in the rubber parts that connect the PCV tubes.

If you do not find any obvious reasons for a vacuum leak, then you may want to fix the misfire codes, reset the computer memory, and drive the vehicle to see if the lean codes come back again. The misfires COULD be the cause of the lean codes. In a perfect world, this is not supposed to happen because the misfire monitors setting codes will not allow the oxygen sensor monitors to run and set lean codes. However, I HAVE seen cylinder misfires that have caused lean codes.

I hope this helps you to figure it out. Good luck!

Posted on Feb 04, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

98 dodge ram 1500 5.9L 2wd codes P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0171. What all do I need to do to resolve??


the p0300--p0301-p0302=p0303 are misfire codes and can mean needs tune up or wiring problem and p0171 is system to lean bank 1 with this code if you correct it will probably correct the misfire codes your receiving
http://www.obd-codes.com/p0171 Fixing Hesitating Car P0171 Code YouTube P0171 System Too Lean Bank 1

Aug 26, 2016 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Codes po303, po171, po137. po420


2000 Toyota Corolla, P0171 & P0420 codes - YouTube

? 5:43
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahJnJ19-vwY
Jun 13, 2011 - Uploaded by StandardBrandParts
Standard Motor Products presents: Technician's Toolbox "2000Toyota Corolla, P0171 & P0420 codes"

Smoke testing for codes P0171 P0174 - YouTube

? 5:48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZsqEfP-5zM
Jan 18, 2011 - Uploaded by realfixesrealfast
These two codes mean a V style engine is running lean on both banks. So you have to be thinking - what can ...

How to repair fault code P0171 and reset warning light ...

? 26:31
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8FBGrCT3rM
Nov 27, 2014 - Uploaded by Peter Finn
How to repair and fix fault or error code P0171 and reset warning light Toyota Corolla VVT-i engine. ... Also how to find fault codeusing OBD scanner. ... Trouble shooting a misfire, Code P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, ... 2000 Toyota Corolla, P0171 & P0420 codes - Duration: 5:43. by ...


Dec 02, 2015 | 2005 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

I would like to know what these codes mean


P0171 System Too Lean (Bank 1)
P0174 System Too Lean (Bank 2)
P0301 Cylinder #1 Misfire Detected
P0302 Cylinder #2 Misfire Detected
P0304 Cylinder #4 Misfire Detected
P0306 Cylinder #6 Misfire Detected

Mar 12, 2014 | 1999 Ford Explorer

3 Answers

P0301, P0300, P0171 TODAY. Only p0171 was detected


do u have a oil leak are u putting cheap oil

Sep 11, 2013 | Lexus Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Code p0171 p0301 p2700


171 is lean bank one. 301 is cylinder 1 misfire. There isn't a 2700. p0700 is a transmission code. Check vacuum lines This could be all the codes. Bank 1 is the left side of the engine, While standing in front of it. Not necessarily standing in the front of the car.

Aug 22, 2013 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My C230 Mercedes has check engine light on. Car checked and the following codes were found: P0171 system too lean, P0300 random/multiple cylinder misfire, P0301, 302, 303, 304- meaning cylinders 1 - 4...


P0171 indicates a lean condition. The most common cause of this is a defective mass air flow sensor. Also check if any vacuum leaks.Replace MAf sensor,if cleaning the MAF does not help.
Thanks.

Sep 06, 2010 | 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

1 Answer

I have a Ford F250 Extended cab that started running rough and losing power this morning got Codes P0301 P0303 P1151 and P0171 What should i Do?


P0301 = Misfire cylinder #1P0303 = Misfire cylinder #2
P0171 = System too lean cylinder #1
Are you sure on the P1151 code? I am thinking this may be a P0151 which is O2 sensor related.
This looks like you have a fuel system related misfire. I would do a fuel injection cleaning service and then clear codes and see if the codes regenerate.

Jun 05, 2009 | 1997 Ford F250 SuperCab

2 Answers

98 E-250 Rough Idle; codes p0156,p1131,p1151,p0301,p0171,p0174+


po301 thru po306 all misfire codes cylinder 1-6 remove plugs and replace them..... set the plug gap first
i suggest u replace the wires also if they never been replaced all these misfire codes can set the others and one is for the oxygen sensor ( 02s or HO2S) CIRCUT MALFUNCTION do u know how to check wireing systems
do the tune up plugs (set gap) .052-.056 change the fuel filter also. clear the codes hows it run
this info is for 98 E-250 4.2Litre
what engine do u have 4.2L or 4.6L i know it is a v-6 by the codes

Dec 15, 2008 | 2003 Ford E250

1 Answer

1996 century


P0301 code means that the the car's computer has detected that one of the engine's cylinders is not firing properly. In this case it's cylinder #1

P0171 code 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. - this could be an open vacuum line.

on your P0301 and your P0171, the first thing I would check is your mass airflow sensor, it's probably fouled, also check the air filter, and vacuum lines for cracks.

P1406 code - EGR Valve Pintle Position Circuit - this basically states that the EGR valve is clogged.

Jun 14, 2008 | 2003 Buick Century

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

31 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75117 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7772 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...