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Error code on 2001 sable P0304 and P0430

I replaced the wires, plugs and coil pack and about 60 miles later the engine light came on. I took it to Autozone and the codes are P0430 and P0304. It is a
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    A ! w/a circle around it flashed today while I was driving, I have no idea what that means...

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Replace the Oxygen sensor

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2008 Cadillac CTS returning P0303 after replacing spark plug and coil pack


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Description:
Cylinder 3 - Misfire Detected
Possible Cause:
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We have code p0304 on our 2001 chrysler voyager(with 220,000 miles) it runs rough and runs worse when ac is on. we tried to change spark plugs, gas cap and air filter. The check engine light was then...


P0304 Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected,A code P0304 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
  • Faulty spark plug or wire
  • Faulty coil (pack)
  • Faulty oxygen sensor(s)
  • Faulty fuel injector
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P0304 Code - Cylinder #4 Misfire Detected
A P0304 code means that the the car's computer has detected that one of the engine's cylinders is not firing properly. In this case it's cylinder #4.

Symptoms may include:
* the engine may be harder to start
* the engine may stumble / stumble, and/or hesitate
* other symptoms may also be present

Causes: A code P0304 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
* Faulty spark plug or wire
* Faulty coil (pack)
* Faulty oxygen sensor(s)
* Faulty fuel injector
* Burned exhaust valve
* Faulty catalytic converter(s)
* Running out of fuel
* Poor compression
* Defective computer

Possible Solutions:
If there are no symptoms, the simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back.

If there are symptoms such as the engine is stumbling or hesitating, check all wiring and connectors that lead to the cylinders (i.e. spark plugs). Depending on how long the ignition components have been in the car, it may be a good idea to replace them as part of your regular maintenance schedule. I would suggest spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and rotor (if applicable). Otherwise, check the coils (a.k.a. coil packs). In some cases, the catalytic converter has gone bad. If you smell rotten eggs in the exhaust, your cat converter needs to be replaced. I've also heard in other cases the problems were faulty fuel injectors.


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