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01-04-2013 05:26 PM
sleepyboy Glad that worked out for you. Easy simple fixes are the best.
01-04-2013 02:39 PM
VinnyB
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Originally Posted by BC_ZX3 View Post
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To the OP:

This wasn't the cause of the problem I had (I had a bad coil), but when replacing the coil, I inspected the pig tail, and saw that the insulation around the wires leading into the pigtail was cracked.
01-04-2013 01:42 PM
littleharv93 well it worked pigtails were loose now i can actually get on it and enjoy my mods finailly that ive ben doing




thanks guys
01-04-2013 01:57 AM
littleharv93 i guess ill try it hope it fixes it i hate this car right now so much for doing it but its my babay haha so i have to fix it
01-04-2013 12:50 AM
BC_ZX3
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Yeah, if the coil pack is new check where the wiring go into the plug. They get pulled out, you can try pushing them back in but most of the time a replacement is better.
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01-04-2013 12:36 AM
sleepyboy Yeah, if the coil pack is new check where the wiring go into the plug. They get pulled out, you can try pushing them back in but most of the time a replacement is better.
01-04-2013 12:19 AM
littleharv93 ok will do the wires would just be loose then im assuming and on a new coil pack?
01-04-2013 12:11 AM
sleepyboy Hmm, check the coil pack wiring pigtail. The wires are known to get pulled out.
01-04-2013 12:07 AM
littleharv93 well i already replaced the fuel filter but i shouldnt have out happened suddenly its been running like that for about 2 months and i just now got a chance to post on here



and to add it had done it for a little bit so i replaced the coil and then it stopped for a little bit then i just came back and has done it for about 3 weeks now after the little spurt where it had gone away after replacing coil



thanks
01-03-2013 11:50 PM
sleepyboy Welcome to the forum


Sounds like a fuel pressure issue to me. Your symptoms are very similar to the fuel pump going out. Very common on that model year. They redesigned the fuel pump and fuel pump canister after the 01' model year. You can try replacing the fuel filter sometimes that helps. Others may have more suggestions just need to wait for them to chime in
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