my engine light is on and I checked to see the code. It came up as p0301 what does this mean.

Asked by Jun 10, 2012 at 02:32 PM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car has been sluggish lately and I just put it off to the heat we have been experiencing... until I saw the light come on.  I do not want to ignore any possible damage to the car.

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A P0301 code means that the the car's computer has detected that one of the engine's cylinders is not firing properly. In this case it's cylinder #1. Here is a link that might help......http://easyautodiagnostics.com/mitsubishi_ignition_tests/test_ignition_coil_1.php

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The device that you used to scan the code comes with a manual that lists the codes and what they mean.

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