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How do I fix a P0301 code for a 02 taurus

I started geting a misfire P0301 code, How do I fix it?

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  • kurt78 May 28, 2009

    I replaced the fuel injector last yer is it likley to be it again?

  • kurt78 May 28, 2009

    This started when I found a 2 vacume lines coming off the air filter had come off for some reason what might have caused that?

  • kurt78 May 28, 2009

    The check engine light is on.

  • kurt78 May 28, 2009

    What Might cause the back pressure?

  • kurt78 May 28, 2009

    Thanks that will give me something to start with.

  • Raymond Ramirez
    Raymond Ramirez May 11, 2010

    check the spark plug wires. or if the spark plug has came loose. easy...let me know

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A simple CONTINUITY test on electrical parts is a sure way of finding a junk part without spending hundreds of dollars on parts you didnt need in the first place, Dont use a mechanic who has given you a reason NOT to use him ,Ie '' has costed you senseless amounts of money and NOT a sure fix on your car !! .

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Trouble Code: P0301

Cylinder Number 1 Misfire Detected
Possible Causes:


Air leak in the intake manifold, or in the EGR or PCM system Base engine mechanical problem that affects only Cylinder 1 Fuel delivery component problem that affects only Cylinder 1 (i.e., a contaminated, dirty or sticking fuel injector) Ignition system problem (coil, plug) that affects only Cylinder 1

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  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters May 28, 2009

    Check all the above. The most common issue will be a failed injector.

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters May 28, 2009

    It is possible. inspect the entire ignition system as well for faults. There could also be a leak in the intake manifold gasket.

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters May 28, 2009

    back pressure. check the intake for damage and leaks. this has nothing to do with the misfire in the cylinder.

    the vacuum lines that is..


  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters May 28, 2009

    when a misfire occurs in a single cylinder, it normally is a injector or ignition issue.

    Is the check engine light on?


  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters May 28, 2009

    Could have a bad pump. that wouldn't cause a misfire in the cylinder. those vacuum hoses could just be worn.

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