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1997 pontiac sunfire gt

The engine is misfiring. the scan reads p0300

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  • 6598 Jul 05, 2008

    replaced spark plugs,coil to plug connectors,checked both coils- they were ok. I'm wondering if it is a burned valve.

  • 6598 Jul 08, 2008

    replaced coil pack housing. that corrected the problem.

    thanks pierre235.

    thanks everyone for your help.

  • jvicindy29 Aug 03, 2008

    I just wanted to know what could case a miis fire on cylinder 1

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    i have a sunfire 2.4 with 0300 code.Changed just about every ignition part except coil pack housing.Even changed fuel injectors and regulator and fuel pump.its a 1997

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Put in a used 3.4 2001 engine..engine code reads multiple misfire plus pass key light is on and wont go off

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    mile odometer reads error

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300 is cylinder missfire check the ignition coil but the basic is high tension wire and spark plug hope it FIXYA our problem thanks pierre

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

  • pierre laplante Jul 06, 2008

    burn valve you would have 301 .302,303,304, 300 miscellanios not the same cylinder so im sure our valve are ok im sorry you have a gt that mean you got a quad 4 engine so no wire the coil are under a housing if our coil are good you have a crack housing it like a bad distributor cap the spark goes in the crank insted of going to the plug hope it FIXYA our post thanks pierre

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