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Check engine light comes on in my 1996 lincoln town car with a code of p0174 lean in bank 2, but it comes up twice on the code reader why is this?

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SOURCE: 1996 Lincoln Town Car - DIAGNOSTIC cod - P0171

Try to see if there is no air leak anywhere in the associated with the intake manifold. Any kind of leak, like a broken vacuum hose, or a loose connection in the air intake would cause the engine to run lean.

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it means that the O2 sensors in your vehicle detected a lean condition in their respective banks. this could be caused by a dirty MAF (mass air flow) sensor or a vacuum leak downstream from the MAF sensor

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Technical Description

System Too Lean (Bank 2)


What does that mean?

Basically this means that an oxygen sensor in bank 2 detected a lean condition (too much oxygen in the exhaust.

Note: This DTC is very similar to P0171, and in fact your vehicle may show both codes at the same time.

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1996 Lincoln Town Car - DIAGNOSTIC cod - P0171 P0174 Both banks are running lean Must fix it ?? any idea of cost ?


Try to see if there is no air leak anywhere in the associated with the intake manifold. Any kind of leak, like a broken vacuum hose, or a loose connection in the air intake would cause the engine to run lean.

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