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I have a code 43 popping up on my 98 Dodge Neon SOHC. It says it is multiple cylinder misfire. I've changed spark plugs,wires,and the coil pack,and I still have a rough idle and doesn't have good power going up hills. What could possibly be wrong with it? Would the EGR Valve have anything to do with it? Maybe the fuel pump? Please help!!

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There is a very chance that it has jumped timing, I can’t remember does that engine have a timing belt or gears? If you can tell me that I can tell you how to check it

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SOURCE: car loses power when going

The first thing you need to check is fuel pressure. If you don't have a fuel pressure gauge you can buy one from a tool supplier, but the gauge may costs more than the diagnosis from a shop.
Another thing you may want to check is you catalytic convertor to make sure that it is not plugged.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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SOURCE: 1997 dodge ram 1500 v6,i have a misfire,ive changed plugs,wires,distributor cap,rotor cap,fuel pump,rollover valve,coil,still has a miss

you can try changing the ignition coil, I own a 97 Dodge 1500 and mine did the same and thats what i had to do.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 97 sohc neon will not fire

Replace the ECm..had the same prob in my shop..chased it for days ...ended up being the ECM

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: EGR code 1999 Dodge Neon

Hello, you could try pulling it and the pipe off and cleaning it before replacing it. An egr is pretty expensive. When you go to clean it use Carb cleaner.

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SOURCE: idle is rough in gear at stop 98 caravan 3.3L

I HAVE A 96 DODGE CARAVAN WITH A 3.8L ENGINE..I HAD SIMILAR PROBLEM AND IT WAS THE UPPER INTAKE PLENUM GASKET HAD PIECE MISSING OUT OF IT..MISSING ON #5 CYLINDER AS WELL..GASKET WAS ONLY ABOUT 10 BUCKS AND I REPLACED IT IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES..TOOK ALL BOLTS OUT OF MANIFOLD AND JUST LIFTED IT UP HIGH ENOUGH TO GET OLD GASKET OUT..MIND YOU..I'M AN EXPERIENCED CHRYSLER TECH AND DO A LOT OF ENGINE WORK..SQUIRT SOME BRAKE CLEANER AROUND UPPER INTAKE AND SEE IF ENGINE SMOOTHES OUT..LET ME KNOW WHAT HAPPENS

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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I need a fix on trouble codesP0304,P0305,P03060,misfire multiple cylinders for 2002 dodge caravan 3.3L v6


all codes will show the same results
Symptoms Symptoms may include:
  • the engine may be harder to start
  • the engine may stumble / stumble, and/or hesitate
  • other symptoms may also be present
Causes A code P0304 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
  • Faulty spark plug or wire
  • Faulty coil (pack)
  • Faulty oxygen sensor(s)
  • Faulty fuel injector
  • Burned exhaust valve
  • Faulty catalytic converter(s)
  • Running out of fuel
  • Poor compression
  • Defective computer
Possible Solutions If there are no symptoms, the simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back.
If there are symptoms such as the engine is stumbling or hesitating, check all wiring and connectors that lead to the cylinders (i.e. spark plugs). Depending on how long the ignition components have been in the car, it may be a good idea to replace them as part of your regular maintenance schedule. I would suggest spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and rotor (if applicable). Otherwise, check the coils (a.k.a. coil packs). In some cases, the catalytic converter has gone bad. If you smell rotten eggs in the exhaust, your cat converter needs to be replaced. I've also heard in other cases the problems were faulty fuel injectors.

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Start with the codes you have
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Hi i have dodge neon 2004 the problem is apear check engie on and receive code p003 . tugging the car at any speed, i already replace spark plug but after 2 week start whit the same problem,


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