P0300 Buick - Cylinder Misfire Detected Random Cylinders
Repair Importance Level:
Repair Difficulty Level:
- Faulty spark plug (s)
- Faulty ignition coil (s)
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector (s)
- Intake air leak
- Fuel injectors harness is open or shorted
- Fuel Injectors circuit poor electrical connection
- Ignition coils harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coils circuit poor electrical connection
- Insufficient cylinders compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
The P0300 code means that a cylinder(s) is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks, intake gaskets are common caused of multi-cylinder misfiring. If no leak are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs. If the problem persist more tests needs to be done to diagnose problem, see "Possible Causes".
There is a factory service bulletin for the following Buick models:
2000-2008 Buick Century
2000-2008 Buick LeSabre
2000-2008 Buick Park Avenue
2000-2008 Buick Regal
2002-2008 Buick Rendezvous2000-2008 Buick Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P0300
When is the code detected?
The control module monitors the crankshaft speed and has detected a misfire condition
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation
P0300 Buick Description
When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.
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