Can I drive with P0303 Code?
If you must drive it, unplug that injector to avoid converter damage. No piston worries. P0303 is Cyl 3 misfire, not random/multiple; that’s P0300.
What does a P0303 Code mean?
P0303 indicates that cylinder number 3 is experiencing misfires. A misfire occurs when an insufficient amount of fuel is burning in a cylinder. A misfire from one or more cylinders can be caused by many reasons from a faulty ignition system, fuel system, or internal engine failure.
What does P303 mean?
Error Code P0303 is described as Misfire Detected, Cylinder number 3. This means the vehicle’s computer has detected a misfire in the engine’s cylinder, specifically the cylinder #3.
What’s the spark plug number on a Volvo?
While the spark plug and ignition coil part numbers vary between models, the instructions are practically the same for all Volvo models, including XC70, V70, S60, S40, V40, V50, XC60, XC90, S60, S70, S80, C30, and even 240.
What should the spark gap be on a Volvo?
The typical Volvo spark gap ranges from 0.008 to 0.043. Check the spec sticker under the hood. Genuine Volvo spark plugs come pre-gapped. If the spark plugs are on very tight. You can warm up the engine then try to remove the stuck spark plug.
When do you replace the ignition coil on a Volvo?
Please keep in mind coils do not need to be replaced unless they fail. Park your Volvo in a safe workplace and allow the engine to cool down. About 30 min. Make sure to engage the parking brakes and remove the key. Next, pull the hood release under the dashboard and open the hood.
What causes a misfire on a Volvo cylinder 3?
If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position ( CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module ( ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring. Need more information on how to fix the P0303 VOLVO code?