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98 Ford Contour: diagnostic..two codes: P0171 and P0708

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I have a 98 Ford Contour. I have had an engine diagnostic run resulting in two codes: P0171 and P0708. Sadly, I work at an automotive school and they can't seem to tell me exactly what needs to be repaired. Can you lead me in the right direction?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 7 years ago.

po 708 Transmission Range Sensor circuit High Input

po 171 System Too Lean - Bank No. 1

is this a 4 or 6 cylinder?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
six cylinder
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 7 years ago.
most probable cause for the lean condition would be a lower intake gasket leak (replace intake gasket)
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