2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Q&A

2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: I have a 2000 monte carlo and have a code of p0301.

code p0301 and overheating. replaced thermastat,water pump, and radiator plus it does not put heat out with the heater on -
Answer 1
P0301 is a missfie fault detected at #1 cylinder. Better pull that spark plug and check for coolant getting in that cylinder. Could be a bad intake or worse a blown head gasket. -
Comment 1
that plug does have more moisture than the rest. how can i tell if its the head gasket or intake -
Comment 2
Give me more info about what size engine and I will get back to you Monday, At work I have access to more info. Have you had this engine overheat very bad and how long ago? -
Answer 2
The code is the egr valve, its easy to replace. -