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2005 Ford Taurus Question: getting code P0300 - car makes a whirring noise and shuts down at any speed

 

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judyred45, 3.0L V6, Knoxville, TN, July 02, 2012, 16:29
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all lights in dash flash, after it cuts off will start back up and run for another mile or two

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper July 03, 2012, 06:26
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    po300 is random misfires which could be several issue seek a diag and est

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    Camster July 03, 2012, 08:27
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    I'm living this nightmare right now.Tried to limp home after being stranded on the LIE on Friday at rush hour in 90+ degree weather-couldn't make it,so needed a pricey tow.The mechanic first diagnosed it as a crankshaft sensor.The car left me a second time-this time he says it's a bad coil module.Intemittently losing spark.No sputter-just dies instantly,and will restart after it sits for a while.
    Update: Not the coil-the problem still there after a new coil..He's a bit stumped-thinks it's the connection from the harness to the crank sensor.Scan still indicates faulty sensor.He doctored the connection-fingers are crossed.

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