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I went to get my 1989 acura legend to get smog i failed because of to much fuel while idling whta can couse that and how can i fix it the cheapest way possible?

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If the engine is burning too much fuel at idle(rich mixture at idle), the ECM should show a trouble code. If possible, have someone scan your engine computer for codes. The codes should indicate what is causing the rich idle condition, such as a bad O2 Sensor, or multiple cylinder misfires. If you can't scan the engine, or the scan does not produce any codes, the only thing I could suggest that would help the condition is a fresh air filter and new spark plugs.

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