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Need help with Audi A4 2000 1.8t Misfiring and Fuel/Air Problems?

I was driving down the highway when I noticed my car was misfiring and my car started to smoke. The CEL started flashing then stopped after awhile. I checked the codes and this is what I got:
P0300 - Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected
P0301 - Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected
P0302 - Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected
P0303 - Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected
P0304 - Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected
P0441 - EVAP Emission Control System Purge Flow Fault
P1136 - Manufacturer Control Fuel Air Flow Metering
P0411 - Secondary Air Injection System Incorrect Flow
P0118 - Engine Coolant Metering Temp Circuit High Imput
P1128 - Manufacturer Control Fuel Air

I replaced all 4 coil packs and I am still having trouble with it. It is idling really weird and also the brake is having troubles too. I am not sure if this has to do with the problems but the remote unlock is working erratically as well. Please help I am going to take it to a shop tomorrow if I cannot fix it myself.

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Replace the speed idle sensor

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: mil is on the codes

Multiple Misfires on 4 cylinders

Need a repair shop

That is only a code report,doubt you
have more than one, unless you have
a bad intake manifold vacuum leak

Stop using it before you damage
something

Posted on Jun 10, 2011

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SOURCE: p0136 p0156 p0401 p0402 p1131 p1151 p0171 p0174

All of that going on all at the same time is not likely at all. Are you sure the engine is actually overheating or is that just what your instrument panel is telling you?
With all of those things going on at the same time, here is what I would do. First I would take a REAL HARD look at the charging system. Goofy stuff like this is often caused by a battery with a shorted cell or an alternator with bad diodes that is feeding AC current into the computer network. The computers tend to do really goofy things when they are suffering from malnutrition.

Once I am satisfied that the charging system is in good condition, then I would clear the codes and go on a road test. If the check engine light comes back on, I would immediately scan the engine controller to find out which of the codes came back and fix it FIRST. Many times, fixing one code can fix ALL the codes. By doing it this way, you are more likely to find which one is your MAIN problem.

If your engine is actually overheating, all I can say is you need to diagnose your engine cooling system to find out why...all of the misfire codes could very likely be a result of the engine overheating and fixing the engine cooling system will most likely fix these codes.

Posted on Sep 28, 2011

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SOURCE: 98 E-250 Rough Idle; codes p0156,p1131,p1151,p0301,p0171,p0174+

po301 thru po306 all misfire codes cylinder 1-6 remove plugs and replace them..... set the plug gap first
i suggest u replace the wires also if they never been replaced all these misfire codes can set the others and one is for the oxygen sensor ( 02s or HO2S) CIRCUT MALFUNCTION do u know how to check wireing systems
do the tune up plugs (set gap) .052-.056 change the fuel filter also. clear the codes hows it run
this info is for 98 E-250 4.2Litre
what engine do u have 4.2L or 4.6L i know it is a v-6 by the codes

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: start and diesss

p0456: evap system. sensor failure
p0172: evap system. intake blocked
p0778: exaust valve control. solenoid/ecu faukt
p0300: cylinders misfire. check ht/ignition leads
p0301,303,304,305,306: same ht leads

hope this helps..

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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