random misfire

Asked by Feb 12, 2016 at 03:13 AM about the 2000 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Xtreme Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 s10 4.3 that has a bad
miss and i changed the plugs and
distributor and distributor cap and
rotary button and it syill is missing
so i ran a diagnostic test and it said
random misfire so what does
ranfom misfire mean

4 Answers

I had the same problem with 99 Crown Vic did u put the orginals plugs in or after market. I would check those plugs Pepboys sells the orginals that Chev put in when making the car.

18,510

Did you also replace the spark plug wires ?

69,545

P0300 CHEVROLET - Cylinder Misfire Detected Random Cylinders....> Possible causes...> - 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,....> There is a factory service bulletin for the following Chevrolet models:> 2000 Chevrolet S-10 2000-2008 Chevrolet Camaro 2000-2008 Chevrolet Lumina 2000-2008 Chevrolet Cavalier 2000-2003 Chevrolet Impala 2000-2003 Chevrolet Malibu 2000-2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2000-2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2000-2003 Chevrolet Suburban 2000-2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 2000-2003 Chevrolet Venture 2001-2008 Chevrolet Express 2002-2008 Chevrolet Astro 2000-2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 2000-2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2003-2008 Chevrolet Blazer 2003-2008 Chevrolet S-10 2003-2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT 2000-2008 Chevrolet Factory Service Bulletin OBDII Code P0300

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
30

Random misfire means there a random cylinders misfiring

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

S-10

Looking for a Used S-10 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,338 nationwide S-10 listings starting at $1,395.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet S-10 Questions

Chevrolet S-10 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 2,280
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 970
#3 Trebor66
Trebor66
Reputation 960
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Ranger
189 Great Deals out of 5,827 listings starting at $1,650
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,686 Great Deals out of 174,621 listings starting at $1,250
Used GMC Sonoma
6 Great Deals out of 469 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
534 Great Deals out of 40,496 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-150
2,181 Great Deals out of 206,248 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Dakota
101 Great Deals out of 3,713 listings starting at $1,680
Used Nissan Frontier
301 Great Deals out of 25,175 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
808 Great Deals out of 67,775 listings starting at $2,484
Used Chevrolet Blazer
3 Great Deals out of 1,158 listings starting at $500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
460 Great Deals out of 11,109 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
895 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
214 Great Deals out of 30,767 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford Mustang
460 Great Deals out of 45,656 listings starting at $1,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.