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Missfiring and loosing power, sometimes it chocked. Toyota

Customer Question

missfiring and loosing power, sometimes it chocked.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Toyota celica gt 2000.
JA: Are you fixing your Celica yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: change 4 spark plug
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: check engine was light was on, P0171, P0300, P0301 was detected.
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stay on, some times it blink when I driving.
Submitted: 23 days ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

Hi Im David. are you still getting the codes after replacing the plugs?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

ok. give me a sec

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
email should be good
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

ok. i want you to unplug one coil pack at a time with the engine running. which ever one you unplug that doesnt cause the engine to act different is your bad coil pack

Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

its either going to be a coil or an injector. we'll try the coils first.

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
I did try switch coil #1 and #3, but code came out the same.
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

so the code stayed with #1?

Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

do you have a noid light set?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
P171, P301, P300
Customer: replied 23 days ago.
no, I don't have noid light set.
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

not so much worried about p0171 yet. ok, no noid light set. do you have a long handled screw driver with a plastic handle?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
I do have long screw driver with plastic handle.
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

ok. i want you to put the metal end to the number 1 fuel injector and the plastic end to your ear. start the vehicle and listen for the injector clicking.

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
ok
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

any good news?

Expert:  david craig replied 22 days ago.

hello????????

Expert:  david craig replied 22 days ago.

do you still need assistance???????????

Expert:  david craig replied 21 days ago.

checking in to see how it is going

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 19 days ago.

Hello just wondering if you require further help let me know