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1998 mercury sable codes

Took car to auto zone got 5 different codes PO761, PO171,172.174, 175 can someone tell me what they mean so i won't get screwed by a mechanic. Also my car every 3 or 4 days will not go no matter how much I press the gas pedal, not until I turn it off for a few minutes and start it back up will it go. It never kills just won't go.

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P0171, P0172 are bank one and two running lean which means not enough fuel, P0174 and 175 are bank one and two running rich which means getting too much fuel it sounds like a Mass Air Flow sensor issue or a computer issue and P0761 is a Transmission Shift Solenoid issue which could be an internal transmission problem and electrical problem or a computer problem

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