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Misfire cylinder 3

Engine light on only when its raining and humid, hesitation occurs when its raining.

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SOURCE: 1999 vw jetta 2.0

Sounds like two problems. P0300 and P0303 are possibly spark plugs. They could be a coil pack but I'm leaning toward a spark plug problem because of the other two codes - they're indicating O2 sensor problems. If the O2 sensors are screwed up, the car reverts to preprogrammed, rich fuel maps that send excessive fuel through the engine. The reasoning is, if the ECU can't trust the O2 sensors to determine how much fuel to burn optimally, it'll pump a bunch of extra fuel through the engine to keep it safe. Having too little fuel (aka running lean) can destroy an engine, so the ECU plays it safe and runs rich (too much fuel) instead. The consequences of rich running are relatively minor compared to lean running, but can and do tend to create excessive carbon buildup on the catalytic converter and O2 sensors, as well as fouling spark plugs.

First thing to do though is to swap the wires on your coil packs and see if you end up with a misfire code for the same cylinder #3. If you do, then it's the plug or wire. If it moves, it's the coilpack. Replace whichever part is faulty. You'll probably need oxygen sensors too, before you can clear all the codes.

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SOURCE: 1999 toyota camry

Take it to autozone and have them to pull a code on it.It sounds like O-2 sincer

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SOURCE: random misfire p0300, cylinder 3 and 4 misfire p0303,p0304

change spark plug wires and check corrosion in the distributor coil

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SOURCE: MISFIRING ON CYLINDER 1 VW POLO 1.4 3CYLINDER

I have changed a few cylinder heads under warranty for this type of problem. The exhaust valve guides wear, this causes the exhaust valve to seat badly, giving low compression. if one cylinder compresion reading is more than about 50 psi below the others, then this warrants head removal. It is quite a job, due to the fact that the camshft id chain driven. If you are up for it then once the head is removed, poor liquid into the exhaust ports and see if it leaks out through any of the exhaust valves.

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SOURCE: 2004 Isuzu Rodeo 3.5ltr 4X4 hesitation/misfire acceleration

The upper intake gaskets may be leaking. They are made of plastic and metal and will leak air. Do not remove the cover on very top of manifold when changing.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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What is order of troubleshoot for cylinder misfire P305?


Possible causes
- Faulty spark plug 5
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector 5
- Faulty ignition coil 5
- Fuel injector 5 harness is open or shorted
- Fuel injector 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Ignition coil 5 harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coil 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Insufficient cylinder 5 compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Intake air leak
What does this mean? What does this mean?
Tech notes
The P0305 code means that the cylinder 5 is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks an if no leaks are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs on cylinder 5. If the problem persist more tests needs to be done to diagnose problem, see "Possible Causes"
What does this mean? What does this mean?
When is the code detected?
Engine Cylinder 5 is Misfiring.
Possible symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation
P0305 Jaguar Description

When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.

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Why does my vehicle stall when at idle.


Intermittin Engine Stall
Engine No Start
Missfire
MISFIRE IN motor cylinder is more likely the cause to engine stall and hard start.
You will have to fix this problem first,
A misfire, most the time, is caused by, incorrect cylinder firing order (diagram at bottom). Or no or low cylinder compression
no or low compression is the result of A Vacumm leak.
If the timing chain was recently replaced, the valve cover had to be removed, the valve cover gasket could cause a huge vacumm leak which would effect some if not all 6 cylinders,

Symptoms
Lack/loss of power
Hard start
Engine hesitation

For Now
check firing order( coil pack to sparkplug)
check sparkplugs

NISSAN 3.5 V-6 FIRING ORDER
SPARK PLUG GAP 0.050''
SPARK PLUG TORQUE
COIL PACK LAYOUT
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I hope this helps for now
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P0303 cylinder 3 misfire


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Vehicle is hesitating, like it is going to cut off.


There are a few things that can cause an engine misfire and hesitation. Does your van have a CoP ignition system? (Separate ignition coils for each spark plug) Or coil pack? You may have bad ignition coil(s); that would cause a misfire. If you have a dirty/clogged/leaky fuel injector for cylinder 3, that could also cause a misfire condition. When you replaced all the spark plugs, did you look at the plug from cylinder 3? Did they all look the same? Sometimes you can get clues to what is going on in your cylinder by how the spark plug looks: if it's white or glazed you are running too lean and could indicate fuel injection problem, if it's got burnt oil on it and it's sludgy you may have a leaky gasket or worn piston ring that is letting oil up into the combustion chamber and fouling the plug, causing a misfire. If your check engine light comes back on and it's the same misfire code, have the coil for cylinder 3 checked to see if it's weak or bad. Or you can do a home remedy check and swap a known good ignition coil from another cylinder to 3, reset the code, and see if the misfire moves to another cylinder. If it does, you know the coil is bad. You can pick up an ignition coil for pretty cheap on the internet ($30-$70) if that's the problem and they're simple to install (a pain if they're on a cylinder that's under the intake manifold, but just because you have to unbolt a bunch of stuff to get to it...time consuming but not too difficult). I have a 2001 Mazda Tribute and had a couple of ignition coils go bad, causing misfires. This seems to be a semi-common problem for early 2000's Mazdas.

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CYLINDER 1 MISFIRE?


Check the spark plug gap on all of your spark plugs.

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2002 ford escape 3.0L DTC P0305and P0306 what would you ck


P0305 - Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected
P0306 - Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected

When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Electronic Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.

When is the code detected?
- Engine Cylinder #5 and #6 is Misfiring.

Symptoms:
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation

Possible Causes:
- Improper spark plug at cylinder #5 and #6
- Insufficient compression at cylinder #5 and #6
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- The injector circuit is open or shorted at cylinder #5 and #6
- Fuel injector #5 and #6 may be faulty
- Intake air leak at cyli

Possible Solution:
- Perform Injector Service
- Replaced Spark Plug #5 and #6
- Replaced Injector #5 and #6
- Replaced Ignition Coil #5 and #6

Hope helps.

Jan 02, 2011 | Ford Escape Cars & Trucks

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Hesitation when cold, no power, sometimes runs relatively smooth. Backfires when pushing to floor. You can drive forever being gentle with gas pedal.


you have a misfire occurring is the check engine light on if so you need to do a code retrevial it may tell you which cylinder is misfiring or it may give you a po300 code which just says random cylinder misfire.if this vehicle has not been tuned and has several miles on it you would probably do well with tune up

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Ram Hemi misfire after rain


Try spraying water while it's running on the engine, plugs, wiring from a spray bottle to see if you can locate where it might be acting up from!

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Cylinder #3 or #5 Misfiring, basic Tuneup solves nothing


Well, it could be the coil pack. I assume it has one coil for every one or every two cylinders. Sometimes humidity will cause the coils to arc when they otherwise don't. If one coil serves cylinders 3&5, we might be on to something.

Also, agree that it could be an electronic module -- maybe the electonic ignition module.

One way to check the coils is to spray a liitle water (a mist) onto the coils at night with the engine running (in the dark so the arcs will be more easily seen).

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