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Ect sensor replaced

I replaced the ect sensor than I ran it and it started running worse with a very poor idle, I sprayed some air intake spray and it it seems to be a 95% better, i checked the computer codes and came up with a lean code and #1 cylinder misfire, cleared the computer and now I am running it to see if any codes come up. The exhaust still smells lean/rich but not as bad, also the truck always started without any hesistation until now it takes 2 turns. Thank You Guill, I will keep you posted

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