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What causes P0308 code?

What causes P0308 code?

A misfire from one or more cylinders can be caused by many reasons from a faulty ignition system, fuel system, or internal engine failure. Many times, P0308 occurs when there are worn-out spark plugs, spark plug wires, or a faulty ignition coil.

What does the p0308 code on a cylinder 8 mean?

P0308 Tech Notes. The P0308 code means that the cylinder 8 is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks and if no leaks are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs on cylinder 8.

What causes a misfire on a Dodge 3.9L?

In this article, I’ll shed some light on the basic causes of a misfire condition on the Dodge 3.9L, 5.2L, and 5.9L equipped pick ups, full-size vans, and SUVs. Contents of this tutorial: What Is A Misfire Condition? What Causes A Misfire Condition? What Tests Can I Perform To Find Out What’s Causing The Misfire Code (s)/Condition?

Where is the p0118 code on a Dodge Ram?

It’s a good idea to start diagnosing P0118 in your Ram at the wiring harness. It’s often the reason why the code was thrown. It’s also cheap and easy to diagnose. Start by inspecting where the harness plugs into the Temp Sensor. After that, inspect the harness for wiring problems.

What are the symptoms of Dodge Caravan p0118?

P0118 is sometimes accompanied by noticeable symptoms. These symptoms include failure to start, rough idle, misfiring, decreased fuel economy, and the service engine soon light.

Why does my Dodge Ram have a p0308 code?

So, it’s mostly a code for V8+ engines. P0308 is typically caused by bad spark plugs, plug wires, or coil packs. This code is certainly a cause for concern, and should be considered a threat to the drivability your Ram.

What does the misfire code on a Dodge Ram mean?

Mileage may suffer as well when your Ram has P0308 as well. P0308 is a cylinder specific misfire code, which means that cylinder 8 is misfiring and causing it. An important thing to understand when finding the location of cylinder 8 is that it’s going to be the eighth cylinder in the firing order.

What’s the trouble code for Dodge Ram 1500?

Ram 1500, 175k miles, dodge tuneup at 150k, new plugs and ingnition wires in last 6 mos. Been running very smoothe for long time. Today – between shutting off for a few minutes and turning back on – check engine light came on immediately when started again and engine ran immediately rough….was

What does it mean when your catalytic converter code is p0308?

A code P0308 may mean that one or more of the following has happened: Faulty spark plug or wire Faulty catalytic converter (s) If there are no symptoms, the simplest thing to do is to reset the code and see if it comes back.

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