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  1. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Yep. Sold it to a friend's kid. I should have paid more attention to my intuition. Problem first started when wet and only when wet. Screams electrical. Duh. (insert forehead slap here) Oh well. I've learned about coil packs. Now have two Chevy Equinii. One with 19K and the other 38K...
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    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    BTW, running like a top now.
  3. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Yeah, really didn't need the code to figure this one out if I had previous experience with coil packs. First thing...disconnected and pulled off the coil pack...minus the #1 cylinder boot. 20 minute leisurely fix, could do it again in 10 without gapping plugs (they came pre-gapped). Top 10...
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    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Next time I'm going to assume that pretty much nothing, with very few exceptions, is covered after the BTB warranty expires. Could have saved myself a lot of time and frustration seeing if they'd cover a repair which would cost me under a hundred bucks and an hour of my time. It's funny how...
  5. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    I should have just taken it to my local go-to-guy for diagnostics. Actually, a P0301 code can only be a couple things, right?
  6. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Looks easy to do. Just ordered up a $75 coil and will get plugs from local auto parts place. Nobody at the dealer or Chevy warranty center could clearly state what was covered or not covered under what (Federal Emissions or B2B warranty). Warranty info. in glove box very poorly written...
  7. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    BTW, it's a coil pack. Can the individual coils be swapped? Just curious.
  8. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Good call. It says right in the warranty information provided with the vehicle that the coil is an ignition part covered under the emissions warranty. Dealer just called, said it's not covered. WTF? GM says one thing, dealer says another, demonstrating once again that these #*$^ing dealers...
  9. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Taking it into the dealer today; looks like it would be covered. But if were not... Would it be a good idea to first swap ignition coils to see if it's a coil problem? It's likely either the coil, plug or both, right? Outside chance it may be the ignition module?
  10. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    P0301 code set. Is this something that should be covered under dealer warranty? I don't want to take it in and get hosed when they tell me it's not covered.
  11. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Now we're getting some progress. I usually don't drive it, wife does. Started up, went about 3 blocks then began to miss. Very rough idle, very rough acceleration. Check engine light was intermittently flashing, and the traction light went on. Haven't had time to check a code, but if the...
  12. JP

    Best day after buying a boat is the day you sell it.

    Boats and horses.
  13. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    I was thinking that too, but it occurs if the defrost is on or off. Compressor clutch is very loud BTW. I chalked that up to cheap engineering and lack of sound deadening.
  14. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    No code set...dealer wouldn't fix anything under warranty. So...seems to happen when it's wet out...not sure if it happens when cold and dry. Any input?
  15. JP

    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Taking it in today for the recall. We'll see if that's the problemo. Update: Didn't find the problem but did replace the front control arms under a different recall. Interesting...my wife took in the car and was talking with the write-up guy regarding the original problem. Says if a code...
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    2016 Trax driving intermittent miss under light acceleration, also at idle

    Still under powertrain warranty, 39K miles. No previous issues. Started the other day, intermittent "Chug" under light acceleration. Just gives one "bump", not a chug-chug-chug like a slipping/grabbing clutch with a manual trans. Usually around 35+ mph, seems like either in 5th or 6th...
  17. JP

    Chain saw won't start hot

    Sold it and bought an 07 Solstice. Perfect day yesterday for a drive with the top down.
  18. JP

    Chain saw won't start hot

    Moot. Just found out the oil chamber nipple broke off...might have done it when I was disassembling it. Thanks for the info, Gents. Don't want to put any more $ into it. Used the primer bulb to repair my homelight saw.
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    Chain saw won't start hot

    Dang. Nobody has a replacement magneto new. Too old, I guess. I bought a used one and will try it out today.
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