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isuzu rodeo 2001, giving code po300 ,will not start, has a 3.2 v6

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isuzu rodeo 2001, giving code po300 ,will not start, has a 3.2 v6
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Thats the only code stored?Has the timing belt ever been replaced?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
that is the only code, just bought car do not know
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok does the vehicle crank over ?Also how many miles on the vehicle ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes car turns over, was driving it, starting missing and died, trys to start but does not. has 141000 miles on it
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok do you know if its missing fuel or spark?Also the timing belt is overdue and there is a good chance it could of jumped time or the timing belt snapped.This needs to be checked next.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
its not firing like it should be, checked plug, sometimes it fires sometimes it doesnt, have not checked fuel. it trys to start, gets close but doesnt ,acts like its only firing on a few cylinders
Expert:  Tom replied 5 years ago.
Ok that's a tell take sign there is a jumped timing belt or shorter ECM . I would check timing next for this issue.
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