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by dmilamj
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: RUNNING ISSUES
Topic: Misfire - P0303 Code - Did the basics. what next?
Replies: 0
Views: 1370

Misfire - P0303 Code - Did the basics. what next?

So I have a '04 Astro AWD with about 110k miles on it. I've owned it for ~2 years or so, and it has never gotten very good gas mileage - typically about 14mpg and has always had a rough idle. A few weeks ago, I was driving it and the check engine light started flashing and the engine began running v...
by dmilamj
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices
Replies: 5
Views: 2676

Re: Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices

Man, I'm looking at what's required to change the spark plugs. Jeez, what a pain in the butt. I may just cough up the dough and have him do that too.
by dmilamj
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices
Replies: 5
Views: 2676

Re: Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices

AstroWill: Thanks man. That's all great information, I really appreciate the advice. Fundamentally, I need to be able to drive the van back to Texas in early December. I think right now I'll talk to the mechanic about the reasoning behind some of the stuff. Oil change definitely. Other stuff, maybe ...
by dmilamj
Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices
Replies: 5
Views: 2676

Bought a '04 AWD, Remote Repair Choices

I bought a 2004 AWD Astro in Colorado, even thought I live in Houston, because I'm planning to have Colorado camper vans put a roof on it in a month or two. I had the van moved over to a mechanic and I got the inspection checklist/cost list shown below back from him. Now, this is a trusted mechanic ...