One of the initial autos that was easily accessible to the masses was the 1908 Model T, an American car manufactured by the Ford Electric motor Company. I need more mechanic friends. Hey Aku, The Code 171 problem is caused by a known problem with the intake manifold gasket on this model. It came off easily and had an obvious dirty part of it. A car or vehicle is a rolled motor automobile made use of for transportation. The mechanic said to come back on Friday and we can test the light again to see if anymore codes pop up. So make sure you spray it forcefully.
Since I am over 100000, should I replace the sensors or start with the gasket? Sounds like it should just take them an hour to fix this. Oh by the way, replacing the gasket has made idling a little smoother too. When the mass air flow sensor is faulty it will have low grams per second readings. . The car starts and drives good except the check engine light. Here is a view looking down into the sensor body.
Am I hurting the car in anyway by doing this? I donot feel any difference in driving performance. I've just realized the revised original toyota gasket part number is 17171—22060 and its color is orange as your photo. Your mechanic can check for vacuum leaks and test the mass airflow sensor with a scan tool. Tech notes If the P0171 is combined with the P0174 code, it's very likely that the problem is caused by an intake leak. One of the studs crumbled away but it was the bottom one and the other two hold in place well enough. A friend of mine replaced the intake manifold gasket but a few days later the light came back on.
Install all bolts and nuts hand tight with ratchet but have done around a bunch and never had an issue. I go back and am able to pass smog. I'm not ready to give in just yet. So it it has a vacuum leak, it will show up at idle or lower engine rpms and usually cause a surging or high idle condition if the vacuum leak is large enough. Let us know what works! Thanks for the tips on this page. When I had the codes read at Auto Zone the print out also mentions the oxygen sensor after the cat but I see you don't list that.
Our generally reliable mechanic spent the morning with it. Based on my experience, the mass air flow sensing element gets dirty because of a dirty air filter that has not been serviced or replaced regularly. If is P0304 you have a bad spark plug, If it is P0302 you have a bad coil. The master mechanic said that one of the other mechanics had my same car 97 Camry and he too had the exact same problem - hesitation in power, followed by check engine light, followed by lean condition codes. Went to replace intake gasket on 2005 corolla Le because engine light came on and engine was rough at idle. I plan on putting in new spring bolts and gasket between the manifold and the frontpipe as well as replacing the front o2 sensor. To know which is Bank 1 and Bank 2 in your car, you can look it up in the repair manual or google it, mentioning the year, make, model and engine size of your car.
I think I am having this problem as well. You can see this cycling on the graph here:. Once you have installed the intake back onto the car, start the engine and spray some carbueretor cleaner around where the intake manifold is. It is usually located right next to the air filter. .
Be sure to install it now. When he did the water test he did it while my car was warmer and driving. I got to looking at my egr valve hose and the intake hose going from the air box to the engine and both had lose hose clamps. What Causes a p0171 and p0174 Error Code? With Stability Control or without Stability Control. Don't forget the hidden vacuum line behind the intake manifold from the removal procedure. Also said that replacement of the computer and sensor resolved the check engine light from coming on but he still gets that split second hesitation in power. In technical language this adjustment is called fuel trim.
The readings were not consistent all the time between the sensors. Thank you so much again!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You defiantly skipped on your timing. Thank you so much for posting this; mechanical things can be so daunting and being able to do some of it myself has been a financial life saver. While there can be numerous causes for this code to be set, on 2005 - 2008 Toyota Corollas, the repair is usually quite simple. I had only 10mm and 13mm sockets. I got mine on and off--albeit with some difficulty and stripped threads--with just a regular socket+ratchet+extension.