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May 1, 3:49pm - #169480 
Another f'n problem with my GTS...help please

my gts is really pissing me off, i got a cel today took it to autozone and they did a diagnois, it read multiple misfires, the guy at autozone said it was a problem with the fuel filter or injectors so i bought a really good injector cleaner. the cel hasnt come back but the idle sounds chopy. there is a faint tapping bass sound, like its still misfiring. wtf?!?! help me out gts owners, i mean it rides normal i got lift back jst this came out of no where.


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May 1, 3:58pm - #169481 
and the exhaust isnt steady either its choppy. i dont know if its normal because like i said im anew gts owner


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May 1, 4:46pm - #169482 
wow i don't know what to tell you being i have a gt but hope you find whats the problem and i hope it doesn't cost that much to fix


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May 1, 4:53pm - #169483 
i had a gt wit 66k on it. not a single problem!!!! fuck'n gts has given me 2 with 29k on it


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May 1, 5:02pm - #169484 
idunnogt all the way


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May 1, 5:08pm - #169485 
Store bought Fuel injector cleaner El shitty
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May 1, 5:33pm - #169486 
i know how your feeling man, i bought my 00gts with 60km on it at 72 i had to get a new clutch, then at 74km i had to get 2 ignition coils changed then at 78Kms i had to get the fuel injectors and ecu updated only they wouldn't cover the fuel injectors so i just got them to do the ecu then the light came on because they didn't match so then they finally covered the injectors and now at 83km i took my car in because the gears were all messed up and they over haulled my transmission with 3600cdn worth in parts alone it's f'ken bullsht man i know exactly how you feel shit when they did the transmission they had my car for a month and a half before they finished...

so lucky for warrenties man or i would of just torched my baby...

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May 1, 6:54pm - #169487 
Originally Posted by Double_Ohh_GTS
i know how your feeling man, i bought my 00gts with 60km on it at 72 i had to get a new clutch, then at 74km i had to get 2 ignition coils changed then at 78Kms i had to get the fuel injectors and ecu updated only they wouldn't cover the fuel injectors so i just got them to do the ecu then the light came on because they didn't match so then they finally covered the injectors and now at 83km i took my car in because the gears were all messed up and they over haulled my transmission with 3600cdn worth in parts alone it's f'ken bullsht man i know exactly how you feel shit when they did the transmission they had my car for a month and a half before they finished...

so lucky for warrenties man or i would of just torched my baby...


2 new coils? those dont go bad often so sad.

random misfire, can come from mis aligned valves, ignition problems, (check your spark plugs), or fuel delivery.

look into those three.

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May 1, 6:57pm - #169488 
Stupid question, but did you remember to use Premium?


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May 1, 7:23pm - #169489 
i always use priemium, the injector cleaner was serious stuff it wasnt the stuff in the plastic bottles


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May 1, 9:08pm - #169490 
premium fuel cost like $1.92 or something here..boy oh boy...regular plus is $1.86 lowest one is $1.83..what about you guys out there?? how much??


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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May 2, 9:44am - #169491 
clean the fuel system and try some new spark plugs, if you got $60 laying around goto to the dealership and get some.


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May 2, 9:55am - #169492 
sam thing happened to mine, they bought a new ECU and new injectors, about a 2000 dollar job...goodluck, i had 55k

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May 2, 2:25pm - #169493 
premium here costs $2.30, i'd be happy to get your fuel prices

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May 2, 4:21pm - #169494 
welcome to the hell that is GTS ownership. I have a problem once a month. It's either a CEL, or water in the headlight, or a broken something.

Great quality. I should have bought a Dodge thumbsdown


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May 2, 6:58pm - #169495 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
welcome to the hell that is GTS ownership. I have a problem once a month. It's either a CEL, or water in the headlight, or a broken something.

Great quality. I should have bought a Dodge thumbsdown


boy could I tell you some Dodge horror stories. NEVER buy a dodge, 'cept a viper. Back to the subject, clean your MAF before you go to far. I've heard of a bad MAF causing the same code. Try the cheap fixes first!

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May 2, 7:27pm - #169496 
Originally Posted by grcelica
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
welcome to the hell that is GTS ownership. I have a problem once a month. It's either a CEL, or water in the headlight, or a broken something.

Great quality. I should have bought a Dodge thumbsdown


boy could I tell you some Dodge horror stories. NEVER buy a dodge, 'cept a viper. Back to the subject, clean your MAF before you go to far. I've heard of a bad MAF causing the same code. Try the cheap fixes first!

Ya, the only dodges I like is the viper and ram. I have some friends with intrepids, neons, and stratus' and they have troubles. I honestly dont hear that many problems from GTS owners...

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May 3, 6:39am - #169497 
Originally Posted by AznCelica86
premium here costs $2.30, i'd be happy to get your fuel prices


It's at $1.79 for 93 octane right now, thats a crime.. about three/four months ago it was $1.59


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May 3, 7:22am - #169498 
hmmm...maybe you should clean ur sensor its worth a shot and if you get sparks get the iridium thumbsup by denso

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May 3, 8:45am - #169499 
here are my list of problems with my new GTS
1. broken lift bolt <handled by dealer>
2. CEL= Multi Misfire. i have poor idle problems<taken to dealer today>
3. My belts Sqeel like a pig when its cold<My next trip to dealer!!>
thats 3 problems before i even make my first payment aint that a bitch. i bought a gt with 55k owned it till 66k not a single problem, just wasnt nearly as fast. wtf angry


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May 3, 8:49am - #169500 
well, most of these problems are because you've got an 00.

there are TONS of service bulletins for updates to the 2000 MY.

Tranny, weather stripping, headlights, sun roof, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc. Wait till your tranny breaks, that'll be a headache thumbsdown


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May 3, 11:30am - #169501 
why is it going to break?


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May 3, 11:54am - #169502 
It won't break unless you abuse it. the 6spd trannys are fragile and must be treated delicatily.


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May 3, 11:56am - #169503 
Knock on wood! I have a 2000 GTS and I have only had one problem and that was when my clutch and flywheel needed to be replaced and my ride has 36,000 on it.


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May 3, 6:00pm - #169504 
ayya..i have a 2000 GTS..and i think the previous owner was a bitch, because he probably abuse/rap it..got it for 3wks the clutch burned out, got condensation in headlight the first week..i hope the tranny won't f*cking die on me..way will PowerTrain warranty cover Tranny at all?? they betta be..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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May 4, 12:10pm - #169505 
the dealer covered my injector/fuel ecu replacement eek


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