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Did not pass my emissions

Had it done, and the read out prints; the diagnostic trouble codes are
P0171 and P0174. What is the problem and what are the estimated cost involved in the repairs.


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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    these codes indicate that both cylinder banks are running lean. U will need to go to the dealer to figure out why.

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These codes are based on Oxygen Sensor (O2) readings.
Most likely the cause is a vacuum leak. A vacuum leak can be caused from a vacuum hose, intake gasket or maybe even a leak in the air intake hose from the MAF (Mass Air Flow Sensor).
A dirty MAF can also cause the problem, clean with brake kleen, dry completely then reinstall. Check the fuel pressure and replace the fuel filter. Your costs will vary depending on parts needed and who will do the repairs.

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Diagnostic Code P2195? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/diagnostic-code-p2195-on-toyota-avalon.html

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ABS trouble codes for all models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/abs-trouble-codes-for-all-1994-00-acura.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-is-cleared-but-check-engine.html

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Misfire on cylinder 4?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/misfire-on-cylinder-4.html

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ABS trouble codes for all models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/abs-trouble-codes-for-all-1994-00-acura.html

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Diagnostic code P0010? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/diagnostic-code-p0010.html

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http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnostic-code-p1396.html

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Code P0452?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/code-p0452.html

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http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/obd-code-p0172-on-buick-park-avenue.html

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DTC Code P0321?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/dtc-code-p0321-on-buick-park-avenue.html

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Error Code P0471?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/error-code-p0471-on-2007-dodge-ram-3500.html

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P0304 Error code?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/p0304-error-code-on-dodge-neon.html

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OBDII scan is receiving NO BUS CODE?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/obdii-scan-is-receiving-no-bus-code.html

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How to Clear OBD error Codes?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-clear-obd-error-codes-on-acura.html

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http://vwrepairhelp.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnosis-and-testing-car-components.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/diagnostic-code-p0540-continue-to.html

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OBD code P0500?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p0500-on-lexus-rx-300.html

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This will help.

Thanks.


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