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I have a 02 Saturn vue v6 awd. 197000 miles. New timing belt

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I have a 02 Saturn vue v6 awd. 197000 miles. New timing belt and top half of engine worked about 30k miles ago
The Evap sensor on top of the gas tank has be bad for several months. No problem with engine performance. po496
My issue is this. I started the vehicle and heard a pop. I restarted the vehicle no issue. Now when I start the vehicle the rpm goes to about 1700 and settles back to 750. It then goes to a very rough idle. codes 300 301 303 304
Please advise
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.

is the 300 301 303 304 the only codes you get

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.

is the car drivable?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
those are the codes. Yes the car drives good. The issues are that cold start idle goes to about 1700 and slowly drops down to(###) ###-####rpm. Rough idle
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I will be home in 30 mins and will re scan the codes. Been driving Vue all day.
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.


that would be great.

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.

do you ever need to add coolant?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Coolant is good. No addsThese are the codes after driving all day. 300 301 302###-##-####174 400. Seems like it is time for the grave yard.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Code 507 also
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 9 months ago.

sorry i keep missing you.,

i would think you need to fix the miss-fire codes and that will fix your idle problem..

you may just need to tune it up,,new plugs and plug boots.

though it is possible that you need the 135 ei[electronic ignition]module to fix the miss.

try the tune up first

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