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Old 07-15-2018, 11:07 AM   #11
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The 'pins' you mentioned are those the valve cover bolts?
On my valve cover bolts the top of the head has extended pins just for afixing the plastic clips that hold the wire loom. Your year bolts may not have this. If not you don't need a deep socket.

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I need to remove the fuel rails to get to the fuel injectors themselves. I have a computer code saying one of the injectors is bad.
A code won't say an injector is bad, just that there's a miss on one cylinder.
What is the code?
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Old 07-15-2018, 01:07 PM   #12
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On my valve cover bolts the top of the head has extended pins just for afixing the plastic clips that hold the wire loom. Your year bolts may not have this. If not you don't need a deep socket.

Ok my year does not have this 'pin'. I do have a picture that is just too big for this site since the picture must be like 1300 pixel long.


A code won't say an injector is bad, just that there's a miss on one cylinder.
What is the code?
P0308 I believe. Its been several weeks but it's cylinder 5
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P0308 I believe. Its been several weeks but it's cylinder 5
Usually misfires are electrical, wires, plugs. Have you replaced wires, plugs?

Might also be poor compression. A compression test would help.
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The spark plugs are fairly new as is the distributor coil on the passenger side of the engine.
Still replacing all the injectors seems wise given the age besides ONLY one cylinder reported a problem. I used two units of fuel cleaner with no effect. Changes in direction especially if sharp had a pronounced effect.

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P0308 I believe. Its been several weeks but it's cylinder 5
P0308 means cylinder #8, did you mean P0305?

How bad is the miss, constant, rough idle, high speed? You could try disconnecting the #5 injector connector when the engine is idling to see if RPMs change.
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Yes,
The engine code is p0305. Realized it later. There is a second code for the catalytic converter which I have already replaced. $400+ . I need to pull up that fuel rail and replace the injectors and then use the new spark plug wires I have.

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