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Those are codes for bank too lean. Look for vacuum leaks, failed cat converter, exhaust leak, plugged screen on in tank, failing fuel pump, bad fuel pressure regulator, dirty/weak injectors, bad ground,..I'd take it to a shop, a good tech can track it down in under 20 minutes, it's all about the tools.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi! You must be frustrated by now! your code is marking that the O2 sensor is bad in bank 1. Did you replace the O2 sensor that is located before the catalytic converter? The S10 has an O2 sensor specially made for that cat. its about 30$ That would explain for your blackened spark plugs; your pc on the car is asking for more fuel. GOOD LUCK!!
Posted on Apr 29, 2009
i will try to help. 171/174 indicates lean condition in engine. the mass air flow sensor is located in the rubber tube going to throttlebody. you can try to clean it. using mild carb cleaner safe for sensors, remove sensor from tube. spray clean the tiny wires located in the cylinder. do not touch them, they are very delicate. these engines are also notorious for leaking intake gaskets and faulty pcv valves. these will all set these 2 codes. feel free with anymore questions.
Posted on Nov 15, 2008
SOURCE: car runs rough at idle
clean out ur throttle body, just follow the hose from the air filter to the throttle body. Need 2 people to do this. Don't remove the hose completely from the throttle body. Just enuff to be able to spray ur intake cleaner into the throttle body. Do this especially if its worse when the motor is hot, as this would confirm the problem.
Posted on Sep 04, 2008
I have codes 172 & 175 (Fuel trim bank 1 & 2, running to rich) So I was told to replace the Mass Air Flow Sensor. Easy install but very expensive ($150). We'll see if the service engine light comes back on.
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
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