P0308 - Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?
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Possible causes
- Faulty spark plug 8
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector 8
- Faulty ignition coil 8
- Fuel injector 8 harness is open or shorted
- Fuel injector 8 circuit poor electrical connection
- Ignition coil 8 harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coil 8 circuit poor electrical connection
- Insufficient cylinder 8 compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Intake air leak
What does this mean? What does this mean?
Tech notes
The P0308 code means that the cylinder 8 is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks an if no leaks are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs on cylinder 8. If the problem persist more tests needs to be done to diagnose problem, see "Possible Causes"
What does this mean? What does this mean?
When is the code detected?
Engine Cylinder 8 is Misfiring.
Possible symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation
P0308 Description

When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.

P0308 Information for specific makes
P0308 AUDI Cylinder 8 Misfire Condition
P0308 BUICK Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 CADILLAC Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 CHEVROLET Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 FORD Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 GMC Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 INFINITI Number 8 Cylinder Misfire Detected
P0308 KIA Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 LEXUS Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 MERCEDES-BENZ Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 MITSUBISHI Cylinder 8 Misfire Condition
P0308 NISSAN Number 8 Cylinder Misfire Detected
P0308 PONTIAC Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 TOYOTA Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
P0308 VOLKSWAGEN Cylinder 8 Misfire Condition
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