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Old 12 Oct 2013, 12:33 pm
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Default 03 PT Ongoing issue w/bad idle & dimming lights & radio

I have read MANY threads about this some issue. So far I have replaced the plug and wires, Cam Position Sensor, alternator, MAP sensor ... Is there a final fix to this issue? I'm not getting any codes right now but after the warm-up, it will all start again. Only 83K on it and we bought it new. It has been a great car ... til now.
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Old 12 Oct 2013, 03:09 pm
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Campndru,
Have you done the "Big3?" Or anything to stiffen your electrical system? I personally have not but haven't seen an issue where I (personally) needed to.also what about tour battery? I've heard that with a "weak" battery the car acts fine under throttle, but not when just idling or acc on.
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Old 12 Oct 2013, 07:48 pm
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Question Re: 03 PT Ongoing issue w/bad idle & dimming lights & radio

Do you know the 'date code' & brand of your battery?....Not necessarily 'when' the battery was purchased,but when it was made. Battery Date Codes
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"Big 3"?
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Google "the big 3." Its basically stiffening your power and grounds at the major points in an electrical system.
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