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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Question: P0128 & P0303 - Check engine light on

 

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Visitor, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Livonia, MI, December 20, 2010, 21:47

First occurrence of issue. Cold (15 degrees F) temperature start up - saw check engine light on - and has stayed on. Used scan tool to find two DTC's P0128 & P0303. Can you determne what is wrong just from this (& what I need to do to fix it)?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, December 20, 2010, 23:04
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    P0128 is likely to be a stuck open cooling system thermostat or low coolant level. P0303 is a number three cylinder misfire, check the spark plug, fuel injector and connection or vacuum leak at number three cylinder.

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    Visitor, January 30, 2011, 13:38

    Yes, very cold day in Jan the code appeared

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