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Fixya replaced catalytic converter, muffler, fuel pump, air temp sensor,o2sensor,map sensor, intake manifold gaskets, fuel filter ,computer,strainer in fuel tank,radiator ,water pump,ect. getting codes f49 and f48 ..car stalls and is also very hard to restart seems like is getting too much gas ..will check erg

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Code F48 is for low freon in the ac, and code F49 is for the computer turning off the ac compressor because the pressure is too high or the engine temp is too high. So neither code would have a direct effect on the engine running.
You may have to get a mechanic involved that can watch the data stream coming into the computer and check the exhaust gas to see if it is too rich or too lean.

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it sounds like the mass air flow metering sensor thats in the air intake pipe ,but any more than that iam at a loss as none of these cars here in spain so i cannot tell you exactly where to look

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SOURCE: I have a 1991 Cadillac Deville with a V8. It won't pass smog. Has high co. I replaced the egr valve, charcoal canister, spark plugs, spark plug wires, cap and rotor, catalytic converter, oxygen sen

Hello! when you say you checked the MAP sensor what do you mean? Did you take voltage readings at idle ? A vacuum leak is the likely culprit, especially to the MAP...The minor shake at idle being the major clue...Send a comment...guru..saailer

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SOURCE: 1999 escalade turns over wont start after replacing water pump and intake manifold gaskets

Are you getting fuel to the injectors and spark to the plugs ?
Any chance something is not hooked up, or the distributor was not re-installed correctly ?

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A P0300 diagnostic code indicates a random or multiple misfire. If the last digit is a number other than zero, it corresponds to the cylinder number that is misfiring. A P0302 code, for example, would tell you cylinder number two is misfiring. Unfortunately, a P0300 doesn't tell you specifically which cylinder(s) is/are mis-firing, nor why.


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