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CEL came on after mudding

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by MapleMoose, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. Mar 22, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    My CEL came on yesterday on my way home from work. I was mudding on sunday and i got her stuck in a pit. The water/mud was up to my step bar for around 30 min before someone pulled me out. I got it scanned today and i was told my system was running lean. The code is P0171. I did some research and it really could be a number of things. Wondering if anyone was encountered the same problem?
     
  2. Mar 22, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    And stay out of the mud :)
     
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    Sometimes it's inevitable. Trails have mud holes all the time. :D
     
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    same thing happened to be but vibrations loosened the clip for the maf sensor. I cleaned it and snapped it back in. :cool:
     
  7. Mar 22, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    I didn't look sorry :p
     
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    This it true but odds are he was just playing in the mud ;)
     
  10. Mar 22, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    Yup just playing in the mud, found a pit, didn't realize how deep it was. And in i went:eek: I really hope it wasnt the 02 sensors because i just replaced them and the code is different this time. The guy who did the scan thinks it could be dirty injectors, a vacuum leak, or MAF sensor. Maybe i ripped off a line??
     
  11. Mar 22, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    Disconnect it, remove it, spray it, let it dry.
     
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