rincewind

Slight misfire with EML flashing

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Hi all,

My IS200 (2004) is slightly misfiring and not pulling properly, with the engine management light flashing.  This only happens when I restart the engine when it's already been run up to operating temperature i.e. if I've driven the car for a while, switched off the engine then restarted it a few minutes later.  I'm suspecting a sensor, possibly the Lambda sensor.  It's done 148k miles.

I know I need to get the codes read but just wondered if anyone else has experienced this.

Paul

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UPDATE

I've now read the codes. 

P0300 Random/Multiple Cyliner misfire detected

P0301 Cylinder 1 misfire detected

P0303 Cylinder 3 misfire detected

P0304 Cylinder 4 misfire detected

P0305 Cylinder 5 misfire detected

As in the original post, starting from cold it runs fine, it only seems to be happening when I restart from when the engine is already pretty warm i.e. it's been run up to operating temperature, switched off and then restarted a few minutes later.

 

Any ideas people?

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