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May 04, 2019 A Short Course on Automobile EnginesAir enters the engine through the air cleaner and proceeds to the throttle plate. You control the amount of air that passes through the throttle plate and into the engine with the gas pedal. It is then distributed through a series of passages called the intake manifold, to each cylinder. May 04, 2019 A Short Course on Cooling SystemsA typical 4 cylinder vehicle cruising along the highway at around 50 miles per hour will produce 4,000 controlled explosions per minute inside the engine as the spark plugs ignite the fuel in each cylinder to propel the vehicle down the road. Obviously, these explosions produce an enormous amount of March 06, 2020 P0300 Code: Random or Multiple Cylinder Misfire DetectedCode P0300 stands for “Random or Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected.” This diagnostic trouble code (DTC) indicates that your car’s computer has detected an engine misfire that’s random and/or appearing on multiple cylinders. You’ll likely find another OBD-II code—from P0301 to P0308—alongside P0300 as these all point to engine misfires.