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1999 Ford Contour Question: Engine Code: P0171



99contour, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Powell, OH, May 27, 2010, 12:48

What are the possible causes of the code?

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    May 27, 2010, 13:23

    The OBD II P0171 means the Fuel System is too Lean (Bank 1). Your vehicle's computer registered a fault in the emission system. It detected abnormal levels of oxygen in the exhaust. For much more information please refer to this very interesting article in the Encyclopedia; http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0171-and-P0174

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