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P0303 OBD-II Trouble Code: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected
P0303 code definition P0303 is a generic diagnostic trouble code (DTC) indicating an issue with the firing of cylinder 3. This code may be seen with other misfire codes as well...

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Code P0303 cylinder 3 misfire
The symptoms you describe along with the blinking Check Engine Light and P0303 trouble code definitely tell us that you have a misfire in cylinder number 3. Your engine uses a coil on plug system. This means each individual...
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codes p0101 and p0303 simultaneously
The code P0101 is for a problem with the MAF sensor and code P0303 is for a cylinder number 3 misfire. The first thing to check is to make sure there is no vacuum leaks or leaks between the MAF...
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Engine came back on after getting spark plugs and wires replaced.
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Getting code P0303
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Vehicle runs roughly, shudders and rattles, vacuum leak
Thanks for writing in about your 2000 Chrysler Cirrus. When the coils were removed to replace the spark plugs, they should have been inspected for oil getting on them from a leaking valve cover. The leaking valve cover may leak...
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Cylinder 3 is misfiring
Misfire on cylinder 3 usually mean you have a bad spark plug or spark plug wire. If you haven't had a tune up in a while I would recommend having a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come out and...
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Car idles and multiple trouble codes are triggered
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Fuel injection issue - 2005 Buick LaCrosse
Hi there. Your vehicle has a sequential fuel injection system. When the computer detects a fault, it converts to port fuel injection (bank to bank/limp mode). The most likely cause could be an electrical short in the odd bank of...
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cold rough idle and P0303 code , run great after clearing code and warming up,
Code P0303 suggests a misfire in cylinder #3. This can happen for many reasons such as a vacuum leak, weak fuel pump (pressure), bad ignition coil, low voltage to the fuel injectors (causing pulse problems) or a faulty mass air...
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My truck has a violent shake, rapid onset, massive white smoke, increases shaking with turbo charger pressure increase, and has an error code of p0303.
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p0303, p1313, p0420. codes come up. no flashing and now signs. what do I do?
Hi there. Sounds like there are a few things going on. First the code P1313 means that the timing chain has jumped a tooth making the camshaft and crankshaft out of sync. The chain tensioner may need replaced if it...

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