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Bad catalytic converter

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P1152 Accelerator Position Circuit-Low Input
P1153 Accelerator Position Circuit-High Input
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P1159 Variable Induction System
P1162 High Pressure Pump & Fuel Line
P1166 O2s (B1) Control Adaptation
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P1167 O2s (B2) Control Adaptation
P1167 Limit O2s Lambda Control (B2)
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