Lean Mixture

The following lists some of the possible combinations of exhaust gas values and the most likely causes.

 

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A/F Ratio too Lean: possible problems, conditions or causes

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  • Lean fuel mixture,

  • Ignition misfire,

  • Vacuum leaks / air leaks (between air flow sensor and the throttle body),

  • Bad EGR valve or vacuum hoses misrouted,

  • Carburator settings incorrect,

  • Fuel injector/s bad,

  • O2 sensor bad or failing,

  • ECM malfunctioning,

  • Float level too low

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Good combustion efficiency and catalytic converter working properly!

 

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