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Freelander 2003 2.

Customer Question

Freelander 2003 2.5 V6

Engine light on
Computer reader says O2 readings lean on both banks
Is the problem a sensor or catylitic converter
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Virtual Wrench (L J) replied 3 years ago.

Hello,

 

Do you have the specific code numbers that are stored?

 

 

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I didnt write them down but I think they were 0172 & 0174

 

When the light comes on again I will write the codes down

Expert:  Virtual Wrench (L J) replied 3 years ago.

Hi,

 

Those are both Or sensor related, but they are actually oposing each other as one is lean and one is rich. If the codes have not been erased they will still be in the computer, otherwise just wait until the light comes back on and get them again and post them here and we can look them up to be more specific because it could be both sensors and or converter related..

 

 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Light came back on

codes are P0171 bank 1 lean

P1472 manufacturer specfic code

Expert:  Virtual Wrench (L J) replied 3 years ago.

Thanks,

 

The P0171 is for the O2 sensor and the other one was probably set because of the O2 code. Replacing the sensor should take care of it. Driver side front sensor

 

 

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