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Idles rich, lacks power

Scanned for faults. po463 is only code coming up

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Po463 is the fuel level sensor. the oxygen sensors are the ones that send a signal to the computor to adjust the rich/lean fuel mixture. Have them checked.

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Check if air filter is dirty and check the spark plugs

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