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98 Chev Lumina LTZ

My car is doing this jerking thing when you give it gas. The check engine and anti lock light come on randomly and the volt light came on once. Advance Auto said the code was P0300. Random/Multiple cylinder misfire detected. Can you tell me what this means?

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I have had the same issue..

I solved it by replacing the Manafold Air Pressure sensor, and the Mass Air Flow sensors, has not had a problem since.

The parts are fairly easy to replace yourself if you are mechanically inclined, however if you do not feel comfortable in doing this work yourself, take it to the shop.

My dad had the same issue on his Buick, and after the factory replaced coil packs, plugs and wires, they finally decided to change out the MAP sensor and that fixed it for him.

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Similar thing happened to my 98 Lumina last winter.
Only my "Service Engine Soon" light came on and would flash while trying to go up a big hill.
It was a misfire in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th cylinders.
About $600 to get it fixed.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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