Question about 2000 Pontiac Montana
System too lean bank 1
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2003 pontiac sunfire GT
When they say "bank," they're referring to cylinder banks 1 or 2. Bank 1 is the passenger's side and has cylinders 1-4 on it. Bank 2 is the driver's side and has cylinders 5-8 on it.
P0171/0174 indicates that the long term fuel trims have reached a maximum (should be somewhere around 30-35%). Fuel trims are how much fuel the PCM adds or subtracts. 0171/0174 indicates that the engine is running lean, meaning that outside air is getting past the mass air sensor. The O2 sensors see this excess air and the PCM responds by cranking up fuel trims to add more fuel for that more air.
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Posted on Jun 09, 2008
Bank 1 is the frt side exhaust manifold (did they say bank 1 sensor 1?),you can start by replacing that sensor,i would check the intake for leaks ,the gm 6cly. are known for bad intake gaskets,you will see oil coming out form the frt or rear of the intake,also check your atifreeze overflow bottle for bronwish sludge,which means that the oil is mixing with the antifreeze.A leaking intake could cause that lean condition.
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
This sounds like an O2 sensor, there are 4 O2 sensors, 2 for each bank, 2 up stream by the exhaust manifold and 2 down stream by the catalytic converter. However the information you have given is limited, the explanation for the code seems to be missing some information. Ex: right bank sensor 1 to lean.
Posted on Sep 02, 2009
po171 is a lean code, and could be likely caused by a plugged fuel filter, or a weak fuel pump, I would recommend changing the fuel filter first since its cheaper.. The filter is located under the rear of the vehicle by the fuel tank, if this doesn't help run, or have run a fuel pressure check to determine if that is the cause. Also look carefully under the hood for any hoses or lines disconnected causing a vacuum leak, this can also cause a lean code
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
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