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I got the code p0420 and p0171 in Prius 2007 and smoke under

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I got the code p0420 and p0171 in Prius 2007 and smoke under windshield and when I push accelerator pedal noise like the wings of fan
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Customer: When I push accelerator pedal for going up the hill a noise spears like the when a fan is bellowing and something like the plastic stick catch the wings of fan
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!P0420 is for a failure of the catalytic converter and could be caused by just a couple things. It could be an exhaust leak that's allowing oxygen to be drawn into the exhaust stream through venturi effect, it could be a lazy upstream oxygen sensor, or it could be the converter itself.The noise you're describing leads me to believe you may have an exhaust leak. Is the noise worse when the engine is cold?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
You talked about p0420 also I had problem with other : p0171 too I be thanks if let me know reason of p0171
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.
That's a fuel system code that should go along with the rest of the issues, which I was still attempting to diagnose.