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Getting error code P0301 on the diagnostic computer (#1 cylinder misfire). Changed all the spark plugs and put a new coil on for cylinder 1, but check engine light is still on. What else should I check for to fix this issue?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Code P0301 is a generic OBD Code for Misfire. It also indicates you have a misfire in the #1 Cylinder. I would start by checking the plug wire to make sure its clean and on all the way (at the coil as well). Then if that doesnt help I would pull the plug out and check the condition of the spark plug. hopefully this will give you some direction. Thanks for Using FixYa!
Posted on Dec 03, 2008
Ignition Coil Pack
Clog or dirty fuel injector
Evap canister purge valve
you have 3 type of engine for your truck
2.3L 4 cylinder
3.0L 6 Cylinder
4.0L 6 Cylinder
need to know that type Engine
The reason why the service light come on because it is a hard code
not a soft code.
Let me know
Posted on Sep 20, 2009
For old models, Saturn/GM also used the same material
fiberglass gasket in your model, you almost certainly have a leak from
a crumpled, sucked-in gasket as I suffered (and many others). I would
say going to Saturn dealership to make repairs is probably not good
idea if they are going to put in the same GM intake gasket part. Maybe
possible to specify Felpro gasket with whatever shop you go to if you
don't do the repair yourself. I would not go too long with your car in
that condition as there is localized leaning at your cyl-3, that could
cause a burnt exhaust valve there.
The exhaust is extra hot venting out that cylinder. P0303 is misfire at cyl-3. Mine was P0301 (cyl-1). You may get P0507 once in a while when PCM fails to control the fast idle caused by the leak under certain conditions. Most of the time, it is very slow idle caused by 3 cylinders running. You run smoother in cold idle because the IAC opens up to increase idle and end up lowering the manifold vacuum, so the reduced vacuum causes less leaking at the failing intake manifold gasket.
I'd say try cleaning everything with your ignition before replacement; Idle problems could be caused by engine coolant sensor (ECTS). Are you sure it was changed? Did they put on a new wire connector along with it?
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
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Mar 09, 2012 | Hyundai Motor 2002 Elantra
A P0300 diagnostic code indicates a "random" or "multiple" misfire.
Unfortunately, P0300 doesn't tell you specifically which cylinders are mis-firing, nor why (code P0301 would indicate cylinder #1; P0302 would indicate cylinder # 2 etc). This means there could be an issue with any number of components/circuits relating to the ignition/combustion circuits.
I would recommend you check for the following:
Sometimes the underlying cause of a random misfire is often a lean fuel condition, which may be due to a vacuum leak in the intake manifold, unmetered air getting past the airflow sensor, or even an EGR valve which is stuck open.
Hope this helps...
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