I used my buddy's OBDII tester and it pulled p0303 and p0174 codes. #3 misfire / lean bank 2
I've changed the plugs/wires/coil. I suspected it was the coil as I pulled #3 wire at the coil and while the engine was at idle there was no spark and no change in engine idle. I pulled all the other wires and there was spark on 1/2/5/6. #4 wire had no spark also at idle. I am going to put the stock coil back in to check and see if there is a difference.
As for the lean bank 2 code, I replaced the upper intake gasket. I didn't change the lower [and I know I may have to] but I just wanted to see if there would be a difference and there is still no change in engine. I sprayed carb/throttle cleaner around all areas and I didn't see/hear any vacuum leaks or change in engine rev.
I'm just stumped that there is no spark in #3 and #4 at the coil. I even revved the motor thinking there would be some spark at higher rev but no go.
I ran across a thread about a defective crank angle sensor. I'm wondering if this could be possible. My other buddy said it could be dirty O2 sensors.
Also I took the crank angle sensor off and cleaned it and the connector. I started up and no difference. I also checked #3 and #4 at the coil and still no spark at idle or rev. I even switched both spark plug cables at the coil and no difference in engine run.
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That means your car is getting a lot of air and not enough fuel which will make the engine Misfire and rough idle. Well i can say check your mass air flow for any dirt in it and the EGR for any leaks. And also the fuel pump and the fuel lines or any restricted fuel filter. Good luck bro
P0171------ system too lean bank#1
Po174------ system too lean bank#2
For these 2 codes, try cleaning the maf sensor (mass air flow), that is mounted in the big black hose that goes from the air filter housing to the throttle plate, if it is dirty, that will cause those 02 sensors to send a signal to the computor to lean the air fuel mixture. If cleaning it doesn't work, the sensors will probably need changing.
P0300---- Random/multiple cylinder misfire
P0316---- Cylinder misfire at start up---- first 100 revolutions.
On those 2 codes, you have to do some testing to find out why there is a misfire.
weak coil pack
fowling spark plugs/wires
Low fuel pressure
i had asimiliar misfire on my 2000 windstar.the first thing to check is a broken valve spring by taking off the valve cover the other is a o2 sensor bank 2 i believe is the downstream.if not the valve spring then either the coil pack or thecontrol module. either way it is fairly inexspensive
the lean condition is the big clue here it indicates a lack of fuel which is causing the mis-fire on #3. I would suspect a fuel injector is clogged or not getting a pulse from the PCM. ( pulse is the electronic signal)
P0171 is system too lean bank 1, P0174 is too lean bank 2, and 302 is misfire bank 1. Look for vacuum leaks. If you don't find them, put a vacuum gage on it can check. The P0171 is almost always a vacuum leak. If not other possibilities are front O2 sensor is too old and should be replaced (if mileage is greater than 100k then replace). Try injector cleaner. Misfires are usually bad spark plugs, but could possibly be caused by insufficient fuel. I've never had a car of mine in bad enough shape to have that error.