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Sounds like you have cylinder misfire. Any of the large auto parts stores can run an OBDII check and tell you which cylinder is misfiring (not firing). The engine is running with one cylinder out causing the rough idle. The faster the car goes the less perceptible the misfire is. That is why at 30mph the car seems to run smooth.
p0300 is an engine misfire detected p0301 would be misfire detected on #1 cylinder and so no throught p0306SOo seeing its not related to any one cylinder i would check the crank shaft position sensor first because that and the cam shaft sensor is what detects all misfires Itcould also be caused by any of these sensors TP MAP IC VS ECT throttle position -manifold absuliute press -idle control -vehicle speed -engine coolant tempature By the way are you getting any codes or is your mil light on if so you should read the codes thatcould tell more then any one on line good luck
Hi, the 4.3 liters have an injection system on them that can leak and will show up as a misfire. it is common but elusive to find. you might consider taking the van to a repair shop to have the problem diagnosed and go on from there.
the code you have is for a misfire on #3 cylinder. (im sure you knew this right?). the crankshaft position sensor will not cause one individual cylinder to misfire. what i typicaly do in this scenario is switch the ignition wire off of the guilty cylinder onto a known good firing cylinder and see if misfire moves to the other cylinder. i repeat this process by switching the spark plug and finaly the fuel injector. a compression check may be in order as well (but not a likely cause) unless you have access to a tech 2 (gms diag computer) you will need to clear this code after each component is moved and see if you get a new code ie :p0304 if switched to #4 cylinder..other wise if you do have access to a computer that has a misfire chart in its features you can quickly identify the guilty component. as i side note the ignition coil may also be faulty, but i believe your vehicle has a 3.8liter meaning that it has a coil pack....switch the others i listed and see ow you make out....good luck!
P0301 = Misfire cylinder #1P0303 = Misfire cylinder #2 P0171 = System too lean cylinder #1 Are you sure on the P1151 code? I am thinking this may be a P0151 which is O2 sensor related. This looks like you have a fuel system related misfire. I would do a fuel injection cleaning service and then clear codes and see if the codes regenerate.
The code description is a giveaway.
It could be one of the coils on the coil pack. Most coils nowadays do two cylinders each. This way car makers can get away with one coil for two cylinders.(lowers costs) One spark fires the air fuel mix in one of the cylinders and the other will fire the cylinder on the exhaust stroke. If the coils are removable, and you are fairly handy with cars,switch two around, the problem will follow the bad coil.