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P0303 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for January 2006

Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0303
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
P0303: 3cyl. misfire. NEW ENGINE was installed about 150,000 miles by someone else, brought to us with this problem. Component Parameters flow test failed, fuel tank pressure test failed, downstream hose disconnected failed.
January 02, 2006
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
P0303: 3cyl. misfire. NEW ENGINE was installed about 150,000 miles by someone else, brought to us with this problem. Component Parameters flow test failed, fuel tank pressure test failed, downstream hose disconnected failed.
January 03, 2006
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FT34GU675
P0303: cylinder 3 misfire. Vehicle has very bad misfire when first started cold. Customer says occasionally dies out. Very hard to reproduce misfire and when it does happen it will come and go very quickly. I have tried checking, wiggling and everything to the pcm harness checking for b...
January 05, 2006
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29UT1
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hey guys, Got a Chevy here thats a little odd. We replaced the engine in this truck and have had a missfire since then. It is a fleet vehicle so no one knows if it is a preexisting problem or not. We flushed the injectors, that lasted for 2 weeks then #4 miss ...
January 11, 2006
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5223Y
P0303: misfire cylinder 3 detected. ... this ford...here's the story...came into shop in the late spring. mil was on, slight rough idle too. scanner showed a p0303 (misfire on #3). i diagnosed this as a bad spark plug. replaced plugs and wires and filters.cleared codes. everything was fine until...
January 16, 2006
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSE69M22
P0303: miss 3. we took the vehicle for a long test drive and it seems that once in about 30 tries, going uphill (mediun grade), at about 3/4 throttle and at about 3200 rpm's the car will start to surge,not miss, the rpm's go up and down about 200 rpm's. it feel as if you are...
January 20, 2006
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF65H1X
P0303: miss3. Car was towed in for lack of power and check engine light on. I scaned for codes miss fire 1,2,3. Right side of engine drops off shortly after starting.All three cyl. work on start up but drop off so I switched coils and inj. left to right everything works on ...
January 24, 2006
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2554V
P0303: cylinder 3 missfire. hi guys this volvo has engine miss #3 cylinder. we replaced plugs, wires, and coil. customer returned with vehicle a couple months later with po303 reset. we run a plug check. ok. compression on 150lbs. across all cylinders. test drive doesn't show a miss. smo...
January 24, 2006
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18BXW
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello all, I have a 1998 Toyota Avalon which came in with a running rough complaint and lack of power. I test drove the car and verified the problem I hooked up the scanner and found 3 missfire codes. I checked out the car and verified the rear bank of cylinde...
January 26, 2006
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
P0303: 3cyl. misfire. NEW ENGINE was installed about 150,000 miles by someone else, brought to us with this problem. Component Parameters flow test failed, fuel tank pressure test failed, downstream hose disconnected failed.
January 02, 2006
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
P0303: 3cyl. misfire. NEW ENGINE was installed about 150,000 miles by someone else, brought to us with this problem. Component Parameters flow test failed, fuel tank pressure test failed, downstream hose disconnected failed.
January 03, 2006
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FT34GU675
P0303: cylinder 3 misfire. Vehicle has very bad misfire when first started cold. Customer says occasionally dies out. Very hard to reproduce misfire and when it does happen it will come and go very quickly. I have tried checking, wiggling and everything to the pcm harness checking for b...
January 05, 2006
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29UT1
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hey guys, Got a Chevy here thats a little odd. We replaced the engine in this truck and have had a missfire since then. It is a fleet vehicle so no one knows if it is a preexisting problem or not. We flushed the injectors, that lasted for 2 weeks then #4 miss ...
January 11, 2006
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5223Y
P0303: misfire cylinder 3 detected. ... this ford...here's the story...came into shop in the late spring. mil was on, slight rough idle too. scanner showed a p0303 (misfire on #3). i diagnosed this as a bad spark plug. replaced plugs and wires and filters.cleared codes. everything was fine until...
January 16, 2006
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSE69M22
P0303: miss 3. we took the vehicle for a long test drive and it seems that once in about 30 tries, going uphill (mediun grade), at about 3/4 throttle and at about 3200 rpm's the car will start to surge,not miss, the rpm's go up and down about 200 rpm's. it feel as if you are...
January 20, 2006
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF65H1X
P0303: miss3. Car was towed in for lack of power and check engine light on. I scaned for codes miss fire 1,2,3. Right side of engine drops off shortly after starting.All three cyl. work on start up but drop off so I switched coils and inj. left to right everything works on ...
January 24, 2006
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2554V
P0303: cylinder 3 missfire. hi guys this volvo has engine miss #3 cylinder. we replaced plugs, wires, and coil. customer returned with vehicle a couple months later with po303 reset. we run a plug check. ok. compression on 150lbs. across all cylinders. test drive doesn't show a miss. smo...
January 24, 2006
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18BXW
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello all, I have a 1998 Toyota Avalon which came in with a running rough complaint and lack of power. I test drove the car and verified the problem I hooked up the scanner and found 3 missfire codes. I checked out the car and verified the rear bank of cylinde...
January 26, 2006