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I have a 1999 jetta vr6 with a 2.8 it is missing and now the conv

The converter is getting hot, when i pull the codes it is p1241 {manufacter air fuel metering.} i do not know what this means.when i bought the car i was told it was missing i thought it just needed tuned up but when i got it back home i found that a mouse had chewed the o2 wires up under the car .i replaced them and it still is not right can anyone help

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P1241 Injector Circuit Open Cylinder 5

You will need to replace the injector that is over the number 5 cylinder asap. this explains the missing. the injector is faulty.

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