which engine, are we to guess that? wow.
why guess, why throw money why throw parts. that is what costs the most. THROWING. does most times.
and fate rules world,no dreams, what will be, will be. right?
before having a wallet blow out, find whats wrong first. see?
(first discover then panic)
the opposite of that is called, DIAGNOSIS.
you can do that or pay someone who can, any ASE tech can !
you do know ,right, you can pay for only diagnosis.?
"put on work order "diagnosis only" that is a contract.
car has a real oil pressure gauge?
we never trust any gauge on car, ever, (after it lies, LOL)
we next attach a real guage to engine and make sure dash gauge is not fibbing, or its just a wild goose chase, a tech never ASSUMES.
he uses tools and real instruments to see truth.
301 is #1 cylinder 1 misfire ( is this the only DTC>???????)
misfire, means only ! bad combustion on #1
that can be many things, causes.
- bad compression on #1
- bad injection to #1
- bad spark #1.
try a new $2.50 spark plug on #1 yet or better all spark plugs doing the first real tune up ever?
80psi,? (if real the filter is in bypass mode, and that is bad)
is filter 10 years old?
running wrong engine oil?
try changing it and running 10w-30 (or -40) for summer>?
RTM yet, read the operators guide, see oil sections?
put in snake-oil additives in it (never do that)
Jiphphyboobs put in antifeeze in the oil.? never use them. ever.
does oil look like milk chocolate? not amber.