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Replaced pvc valve cleaned mass air flow sensor
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TYPE: OBD PO171
Posted on Nov 23, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
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
location is under the hood where the aircleaner is there is an electrical connection that plugs into the mass air flow sensor
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
Check the wire leads and clean them before reconnecting the wire leads. It wouldn't hurt also to clean the MAF sensor with MAF cleaner, the code your getting is most common to the high performance oil base filters like K&N.
Good luck and this should help you resolve your MAF issues. Thank you for using Fixya
Posted on Mar 12, 2010
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