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Car will skip right after starting , within two miles skip will stop and car runs fine. engine light on with code PO 316

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P0316 can come on intermittently showing a crank/misfire detection in the engine system. Over time you will notice this fault get worse, especially in wet/damp weather. The fault is usually cause by water ingress into the coil areas above the spark plugs. You need to take the coils out, smear some vasaline ( or similar substance) around the rubber seals on the coil units and refit them, ensuring there is no water in/around the spark plug. If so blow the water out and dry this area. Hope this helps...vote for me.

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and what does same thing mean.?
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but can you save the stall?

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The PO 316 is still misfires om first 1000 revolutions
so the shop did a poor job for you on resolveing the
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2006 xj8 code po 171 engine light is on


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Engine Code PO 300 and PO 316 came up when running diagnostic


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Engine running fine. Had Advance run a scan and they came up with codes 171 and 174. He cleared the light and it didn't come on again. I am about to go on a 800 (one way) mile trip and am concerned.


These codes can be caused by loose vacuum hoses or leaking intake manifold gaskets. Unless the leak is bad, it will not usually affect the performance of the eninge other than to run a little warmer than normal. The condition is not likely to worsen significantly over 800 miles, but I would check for leaks if I were you. To check the gaskets, start the engine and spray starter fluid on the gaskets. If the engine speeds up, there is a vacuum leak where you sprayed. OK?

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I have trouble codes p0430, p0301,p0316, p2195 and p2197. thecar is a 2004 lincoln ls 3.0 v6 with 116000 miles. can anyone help me solve my problem?


PO-430 Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
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P-2195 Lack of HO2-11 Switch/Lean
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I have the same vehicle,only a V8
What you have is a very common ford problem. The Ignition Coil on Cylinder #1 is Bad. You can buy it at the local auto part store and change yourself. About $59.00. You remove the coil cover on top of the valve covers,then the coil. I did one in Feb and believe all you need is a 7mm wrench and 7mm socket. #1 should be at the front of engine/pass side.

The other codes are related and you can see if any are there,after you do the coil replacement. If so give them to me.

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Hello Bret.
These codes are indicating engine misfires. 303 is cylinder #3 and 304 is cylinder #4. The 316 indicates that the misfire happened in the first 1000 revolutions.
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If it has been some time since you have replaced the spark plugs this may be an opportune time to do so. This job isn't for the faint of heart or those with little patience. Some of the coils and plugs are difficult to access, especially #7 and # 8. I also recommend torquing the spark plugs properly as there are some thread stripping issues on the spark plug threads with these engines.
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Rough idle then stalls


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2005 Taurus Program Codes PO 300 and PO 316


May need to clean the egr valves because if one is stuck then the other bank would be enriched to make up the difference .In order to reset the computer when your done is unhook battery and then reconnect. But realize some radios are subject to needing a code to make them work again because of a theft sensor. Here are some a few sensors and what happens when the don't work right.

ECT sensor
symptoms
Potential Symptoms

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* Very poor fuel economy
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* Illumination of MIL

TPS sensor

Symptoms of a P0121 trouble code could include:

* Malfunction Indicator Lamp
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* Intermittent stumble on acceleration or deceleration
* Blows black smoke on acceleration
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Usually a fault in the control circuit, will leave no noticeable symptoms other than the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. However, if the EGR control solenoid
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po171

You will more than likely not notice any drivability problems, although there may be symptoms such as a lack of power, detonation (spark knock), and/or a hesitation/surge on acceleration.
Causes

A code P0171 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:

* The MAF (Mass Air Flow) Sensor is dirty or faulty. Note: The use of "oiled" air filters may cause the MAF to become dirty if the filter is over-oiled. There is also an issue with some vehicles where the MAF sensors leak the silicone potting material used to protect the circuitry.
* There could be a vacuum leak downstream of the MAF sensor.


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2005 Taurus Program Codes PO 300 and PO 316


P0300 maens random multiple cylinder misfire.
When was the last time the car was tuned.
Check plugs and plug leads are O.K
also check that fuel cap is on tight.

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