I was driving home and suddenly the car stop working. It was like when you run out of gas (shacking and lose of power). I tried to start it again and it did start but I had to keep my foot on the gas pedal, otherwise will turns off. Also, there was a strong gasoline smell on the smog coming out the exhaust. I did dare and drove the car home, I was like 200 feet from it (lucky me!).
When I got home, I ran a computer scan and it gave me the code: P0351 (misfiring ignition coil). I changed the ignition coil and the spark plugs for new ones. Now the car, at least, does not go dead when I’m not pushing the gas pedal. It still shacks but not like before. However, the computer is showing, after installing the new ignition coil and spark plugs, that two more ignition coils (P0353 and p0354) are misfiring. It’s possible that the 3 ignition coils could be misfiring at the same time or I have a short?
have the same problem?
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 AT 4:23 PM