Fuel mix lean?

Tiny
ASHOK SAINI
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I have sealed the hoses no leak but cannot figure out this error.
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Thursday, April 20th, 2023 AT 1:28 PM

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Tiny
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This is usually caused by one of two things, either the fuel filter is clogged up or the MAF needs to be replaced.

Here is a guide to help as well and I have added the filter and sensor locations in the diagrams below:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/repair-lean-mixture-codes-p0171-or-p0174-on-some-manufacturers

Clear the codes once the job is complete to recheck the system. Check out the images (below). Please let us know what happens.

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Friday, April 21st, 2023 AT 12:31 PM

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