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#1 WhitePhoenix99

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 12:16 PM

While driving my 1999 Bird with 34K on it the other day, I felt the car suddenly lose power and it began driving like a dog. At idle, car sputters, The tach has the rpms goin up and down with the needle flickering around like a seismograph. At acceleration, it sounds like a small airplane engine and the check engine light is solid and then it'll blink. The exhaust coming out the pipes smells very rich in gasoline. Went to advance auto and they pulled a P0300 Random Multiple Misfire. What's wrong with this Bird?

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 03:23 PM

Sounds like a problem with the crank or cam position sensor, or the ignition control module. Are you sure they couldn't find any code other than P0300?

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 03:43 PM

Yeah, when the light blinks, It means a misfire is happening and not going away. correct me if im wrong lol

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:22 PM

The verdict was the ignition coil which was what I suggested to the repair guy. It's all nice and purring again

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 09:19 PM

Thanks for the update Joel.

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 08:52 PM

have you checked for a misfire

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:24 AM

As stated, he solved the problem almost 2 years ago. It was one of the coils. That's why its in the forum called "Resolved Issues".

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 07:20 AM

that was my nephew he is 15 and my guess is he didnt realize the date or something so do us all a favor and dont get your panties in a twist ok no need to get pissy by a simple mistake

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 11:00 AM

that was my nephew he is 15 and my guess is he didnt realize the date or something so do us all a favor and dont get your panties in a twist ok no need to get pissy by a simple mistake


Thanks for the insults. They are always appreciated.

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 12:41 PM

no insult intended i didnt mean to offend so sorry i was just saying there is no need to get all mad about it it was a simple mistake seeing as how im new here and he was just playing around on mine for some reason

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:08 PM

No one got mad.

As a Moderator, I'm trying to make sure this "resolved" post does not end up with a lot of people trying to help solve the problem when it's already been solved. That's what often happens when an old post gets brought back to the top of the active post list. And, as a new member, I thought you might be a bit confused about the "resolved issues" content, and offered some POLITE, NON-PISSY, NON-MAD advice so you didn't waste your time.

No "panties in a twist" here..... just doing the job they asked me to do as part of the site Staff.

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:22 PM

:attention:

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Posted 18 April 2016 - 02:49 PM

The verdict was the ignition coil which was what I suggested to the repair guy. It's all nice and purring again

Hi, i know the issue is resolved, but you might be able to help me out. My bird might be making similar noises. I know you said it sputters, but  would you also say it sounded like a boat? Like "GLUBGLUBGLUBGLUBGLUB"?



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Posted 18 April 2016 - 04:06 PM

I'm not one to help with this issue, but, I can say it would be best if you start a fresh topic in the proper forum.


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Posted 18 April 2016 - 05:14 PM

Oh okay, thank you :)






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