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P0303 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for October 2011

Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0303
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM1TA2221Y
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Customer come in for MIL and found 3 codes listed above. This customer came in 7 months ago with MIL and surging at cruise. We fix the vehicle and customer stated problem were fix until yesterday. This time MIL flashing and no misfire were felt during test dri...
October 04, 2011
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTG61J51
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire detected. This Jetta VR6 wagon came to us a few months back with the complaint of running rough and the check engine light flashing. A bad intake switching valve was diagnosed and replaced. It still has a bit of the noise, but the valve works properly. It came back two ...
October 05, 2011
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53521
P0303: Cylnder 3 misfire. Vehicle came in with all six cylinders misfiring and oxygen sensor bank one and bank two pre cat deviation codes. Found coils burned up from arching and spark plugs mismatched Replaced all coils and spark plugs. Cleared codes and test drove vehicle, vehicle ra...
October 07, 2011
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W5V
P0303: Misfire cylinder 3. Tested coil pack ok injector ok compression ok spark ok
October 07, 2011
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ53B53
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello fellow techs. I need your assistance! i put a timing belt on this saturn vue 3.0, for preventative maintenance. Now i have multiple misfires in cyl 1,3, and 5. My timing is dead on. I checked and rechecked it several times. And i have the timing kit for ...
October 10, 2011
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ53B53
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello fellow techs. I need your assistance! i put a timing belt on this saturn vue 3.0, for preventative maintenance. Now i have multiple misfires in cyl 1,3, and 5. My timing is dead on. I checked and rechecked it several times. And i have the timing kit for ...
October 11, 2011
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63823
P0303: misfire 3. Customer brought car in with complaint of running poorly, almost shutting off and flashing check engine light. I pulled the codes and with the 0171 and misfires on all cylinders, I sort of ruled out one or two bad coils. It also had code 0507 but there wasn't...
October 17, 2011
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BXW
P0303: Cyl 3 misfire. OK this one I'm uncertain of. This Audi has a Cyl 1-3 misfire and a shorted cam sensor code. I ran a compression test on the vehicle and was surprised to find cyl 1-3 had less than 10 psi and cyl 4-6 had over 140. I was curious if anyone knows if a bad cam sen...
October 25, 2011
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J14
P0303: 3 misfire. Have this vehicle that sees a misfire under WOT request at which point the affected cylinder injectors are cut-off causing lack of acceleration and a rough idle. Upon restart vehicle runs fine until WOT request at which point the same thing happens. I can get ...
October 26, 2011
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT8GK13TXR
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. to the best group of people in the field(kissin up never hurts), i have a 94 lexus es300 from another shop here that has intermittant misfire on cyls. 1 3 5, according to modis. Havent been able to duplicate problem. the other guys replaced plugs with autolite...
October 27, 2011
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM1TA2221Y
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Customer come in for MIL and found 3 codes listed above. This customer came in 7 months ago with MIL and surging at cruise. We fix the vehicle and customer stated problem were fix until yesterday. This time MIL flashing and no misfire were felt during test dri...
October 04, 2011
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTG61J51
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire detected. This Jetta VR6 wagon came to us a few months back with the complaint of running rough and the check engine light flashing. A bad intake switching valve was diagnosed and replaced. It still has a bit of the noise, but the valve works properly. It came back two ...
October 05, 2011
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53521
P0303: Cylnder 3 misfire. Vehicle came in with all six cylinders misfiring and oxygen sensor bank one and bank two pre cat deviation codes. Found coils burned up from arching and spark plugs mismatched Replaced all coils and spark plugs. Cleared codes and test drove vehicle, vehicle ra...
October 07, 2011
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W5V
P0303: Misfire cylinder 3. Tested coil pack ok injector ok compression ok spark ok
October 07, 2011
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ53B53
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello fellow techs. I need your assistance! i put a timing belt on this saturn vue 3.0, for preventative maintenance. Now i have multiple misfires in cyl 1,3, and 5. My timing is dead on. I checked and rechecked it several times. And i have the timing kit for ...
October 10, 2011
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ53B53
P0303: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected. Hello fellow techs. I need your assistance! i put a timing belt on this saturn vue 3.0, for preventative maintenance. Now i have multiple misfires in cyl 1,3, and 5. My timing is dead on. I checked and rechecked it several times. And i have the timing kit for ...
October 11, 2011
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63823
P0303: misfire 3. Customer brought car in with complaint of running poorly, almost shutting off and flashing check engine light. I pulled the codes and with the 0171 and misfires on all cylinders, I sort of ruled out one or two bad coils. It also had code 0507 but there wasn't...
October 17, 2011
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BXW
P0303: Cyl 3 misfire. OK this one I'm uncertain of. This Audi has a Cyl 1-3 misfire and a shorted cam sensor code. I ran a compression test on the vehicle and was surprised to find cyl 1-3 had less than 10 psi and cyl 4-6 had over 140. I was curious if anyone knows if a bad cam sen...
October 25, 2011
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J14
P0303: 3 misfire. Have this vehicle that sees a misfire under WOT request at which point the affected cylinder injectors are cut-off causing lack of acceleration and a rough idle. Upon restart vehicle runs fine until WOT request at which point the same thing happens. I can get ...
October 26, 2011
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT8GK13TXR
P0303: cyl 3 misfire. to the best group of people in the field(kissin up never hurts), i have a 94 lexus es300 from another shop here that has intermittant misfire on cyls. 1 3 5, according to modis. Havent been able to duplicate problem. the other guys replaced plugs with autolite...
October 27, 2011