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P0303 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2007

Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0303
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138Y
P0303: Misfire detected cylinder 3. This car came in for a tuneup. He had driven it for about an hour and it was bucking/jerking on acceleration, but not like a single cylinder misfire. I took him home while this was happening, but the next day when we had time to work on it, it was running go...
August 10, 2007
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5671W
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. The vehicle when driven less than 10 miles will have the misfire codes pending. On the next drive cycle, trouble codes will be present. WE have done a major tune up with Bosch parts, including plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Also the fuel injectors have been serv...
August 10, 2007
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D42
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. This car came in with a constant misfire on #3 cylinder. The owner indicated he had replaced the plugs and the #3 coil with no change in misfire condition. We started with some of the more likely problems. Checked to see if correct plugs were used[yes] checked...
August 14, 2007
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57462
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. Hi, everyone. This van came in with the above code and a definite misfire @ cruise and light accel. I found that it had the wrong spark plugs in it. Wrong compression type seal and one heat range too hot. Compression on #3 was 160 psi so I installed a brand ne...
August 15, 2007
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Stall VIN: 4BEAU52N2V
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Mitsu/ Dodge fans please look into crystal ball. This car came in with inter stall. I immediately hooked up fuel gauge, spark tester and injector pulse tester. Wanted to monitor what I was loosing. Car appears to loose none of the above. Holds fuel pressure, W...
August 28, 2007
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZV34X6X
P0303: . We need help on this...thanks in advance. This has been going on for about 2 years. The ck engine light keeps coming on, the codes keep coming up with missfires. At this time on cylinder #3 missfire (has been other cylinders), and the vehicle will intermittelt...
August 28, 2007
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, POOR OFF IDLE VIN: 3VWRC29M5X
P0303: miss cly 3. Ok VW Techs I could really use your help on this one! It is really throwing me for a loop. After working on Audis the last 15 years i have been working on VWs the last 4 months. I am amazed how different they can be. Anyway, when you start the car it idles fin...
August 30, 2007
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138Y
P0303: Misfire detected cylinder 3. This car came in for a tuneup. He had driven it for about an hour and it was bucking/jerking on acceleration, but not like a single cylinder misfire. I took him home while this was happening, but the next day when we had time to work on it, it was running go...
August 10, 2007
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5671W
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. The vehicle when driven less than 10 miles will have the misfire codes pending. On the next drive cycle, trouble codes will be present. WE have done a major tune up with Bosch parts, including plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Also the fuel injectors have been serv...
August 10, 2007
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D42
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. This car came in with a constant misfire on #3 cylinder. The owner indicated he had replaced the plugs and the #3 coil with no change in misfire condition. We started with some of the more likely problems. Checked to see if correct plugs were used[yes] checked...
August 14, 2007
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57462
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. Hi, everyone. This van came in with the above code and a definite misfire @ cruise and light accel. I found that it had the wrong spark plugs in it. Wrong compression type seal and one heat range too hot. Compression on #3 was 160 psi so I installed a brand ne...
August 15, 2007
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Stall VIN: 4BEAU52N2V
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Mitsu/ Dodge fans please look into crystal ball. This car came in with inter stall. I immediately hooked up fuel gauge, spark tester and injector pulse tester. Wanted to monitor what I was loosing. Car appears to loose none of the above. Holds fuel pressure, W...
August 28, 2007
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZV34X6X
P0303: . We need help on this...thanks in advance. This has been going on for about 2 years. The ck engine light keeps coming on, the codes keep coming up with missfires. At this time on cylinder #3 missfire (has been other cylinders), and the vehicle will intermittelt...
August 28, 2007
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, POOR OFF IDLE VIN: 3VWRC29M5X
P0303: miss cly 3. Ok VW Techs I could really use your help on this one! It is really throwing me for a loop. After working on Audis the last 15 years i have been working on VWs the last 4 months. I am amazed how different they can be. Anyway, when you start the car it idles fin...
August 30, 2007