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2005 Kia Sedona Question: I have numerous OBD codes that start with P0300, P0302,P0304,P0306 all misfire

 

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mech1012, 3.5L V6, Milwaukee, WI, April 12, 2014, 09:25
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codes. I have changed the coils and plugs and the codes are still there. What are chances that it could be the catalytic converter being plugged or bad fuel filter? I would think that if the problem lies within that all codes for cylinder would be on. Just seams to be that 2 ,4 and 6 cylinders affected. Please Help!

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    ProfessorG April 12, 2014, 10:34
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    Think outside the box, do you have any equipment for further testing, and what else can cause a misfire indication on one side of the engine.

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    mech1012, April 18, 2014, 06:50
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    Yes, what else would I need? I replaced the coils and it did not make any difference, there are just the 3 coils in the front by the engine that send spark to all the plugs correct? I dropped both sides of the convertors and it ran a little better but still no power and codes came back. Still at a loss. Could it be bad injectors? or just one bad one?

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    ProfessorG, April 18, 2014, 07:06
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    It could anything that causes combustion or is not allowing proper combustion for the cylinders to function properly.

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    mech1012, April 19, 2014, 06:00
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    what else I can I check for combustion? Is this a problem with this vehicle? I have not read anything else on this site for this particular problem.

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    ProfessorG, April 19, 2014, 07:03
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    What has to be right for the explosion process to occur. Good spark right amount of fuel and good compression at specific timing point. That's when combustion happens to make the engine run.

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    mech1012, April 21, 2014, 06:22
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    I have taken cover off to check timing belt. I looks like the belt is very worn and tension-er is not working correctly. Could this be the cause of misfiring to just one head? If the timing is off on one cam or the belt is slipping would this be a misfire codes? By re-timing the engine and putting new belt and tension-er in make this all go away? Is putting new belt in and and tension-er very hard to do on this KIA?

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    ziptie12 April 12, 2014, 18:49
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    What did the old plugs tell you (all plugs give information) Do you still have the old coils?

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    mech1012, April 19, 2014, 05:58
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    the plugs looked black and carboned, on the front side of the engine. Which I think are the 2,4 and 6 cylinders. That is why we replaced the coils to see if it was a bad coil not igniting the plugs. Is this a correct procedure? I have not checked combustion on this head because I do not have a pressure gauge to do this.

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