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Questions tagged [misfire]

A condition where one or more engine cylinders experiences lack of combustion or mistimed combustion through detonation

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Why does my NB Miata struggle to start when shut off for a short time?

Why does my 2000 Miata 1.8L (104000 miles) struggle to start when shut off for a short time? This doesn't seem to happen as frequently when starting up after being off over a weekend or just overnight....
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2005 F-150 High B2 LTFT

Been chasing this for a while now. LTFT B2 likes to sit around +20% at idle and up to 3000RPM B1 will sit at about 12% at idle and drop to 6 at higher RPMS. It is also beginning to buck a bit when ...
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MAZDA 3 2006 (UK) - poor acceleration then takes off at 3250 revs

I have a 2006 Petrol Mazda 3 1.6, with 74k on the clock. I have a problem where the car is really jumpy with poor acceleration when it is accelerating from 0 up to 3250 revs, it feels like it is ...
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Weird object in cylinder head preventing spark plug install

My friend has an 04 Acura TL (Engine Model J32A3). The car was loosing power and shuddering and the engine light came on. It appears that each cylinder is misfiring. Below is a screenshot of the code ...
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Spark jumping off wires and into any ground near them. Wires are new

I have an old opel astra 2.0 8v. Thing is car idles rough and you can feel it misfiring very often, mostly at idle. In the dark you can see 3 of 4 cylinders have the spark jumping off the wire boot ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 200k miles - 02 Sensor and cylinder 5 misfire code come on at the same time

People keep telling me it can't be an 02 sensor, and other people keep telling me that an 02 sensor has given them a misfire so I'm not sure what to do. I've replaced the plugs (old ones were in bad ...
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Clicking sound in engine, very strange evolution

I have come here in hopes to get some help regarding my impala. It is a 2006 Chevy Impala with a V6 engine, I was out of town for 2 weeks and when I got home I got in my impala and stated her up. it ...
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1997 s10 4.3 misfire/dead cylinder

I have a 97 s10 4.3 W vin with 273k miles that sat for 3-4 years due to a bad clutch. Recently replaced the clutch and fuel pump got it running and the #5 cylinder was dead no spark replaced all 6 ...
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Misfire and loss of power at between 2800 and 4000 RPM

First I need to start off by saying that NO Check Engine codes are thrown by this issue. Car is a 2007 Mazda CX-7 turbo, non-awd. What's happening: This can be broken down into 2 section really, a ...
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Cyclinder 2 misfire error code - 11 Dodge Journey 3.6L V6

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet 2wd 3.6L V6 100k miles Check Engine Light on, first read Low Voltage replaced Battery Check Engine Light came back on, 2nd read Cylinder 2 misfire, & Thermostat ...
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What would cause a BMW 3 series E90 to misfire until the engine has warmed up?

I took my car to a mechanic because of misfiring issues. He said his computer told him it was an ignition coil pack issue, specifically coil 1. Anyway, he changed it and the car was still misfiring. ...
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After mechanic work, car starts fine but accelerating stalls the engine

I own a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer, and have been the only owner and mostly the only driver. About a year ago I had a weird misfiring problem where if I pushed the accelerator down more than half way it ...
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Engine misfire and poor mileage

My 2015 Chevy Suburban has 180k miles and now it gave me a check engine light code with a misfire. It shakes a little bit and does not give good fuel mileage. Also, the reader on the speedometer use ...
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1998 4Runner 2.7 Misfire with DTC P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304

While driving on the highway, suddenly the CEL started flashing and the truck started msifiring, I got off the highway and retrieved a P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304. I shut it off and waited for a few ...
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2013 Subaru WRX P0300

On a Subaru 2013 since 70,000 miles I've had the fun P0300 code activated and my check engine light on, cruise and traction control disabled. I do not have any other misfire codes being shown(unlike ...
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My 1997 lancer jerks when accelerates and shakes when idling

i got a big problem, I have a 1997 Mitsubishi lancer, with a 1.6 liters engine, a 4g92 to be exact, and when Its idling it keeps shaking, the exhaust sound like there are little misfires, but no check ...
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Car Jump Started in wrong way

We switched the jumper cables when trying to jump start my Altezza 4 cylinder. Main fuse and other fuses were blown. I replaced all the damaged fuses and battery. When we eventually got the car to ...
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Misfiring and loss of brake power

i have a 2004 VW Golf 4 which misfire and brake loss of power. i have bunch of codes which i don't know how to go forward. the codes are; 18321, 18034, 18020, 18014, 17839, 17924, 16725, 17580, 17952. ...
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Renault Megane 1.4 will not start

2003 Renault Megane 1.4. Will not start. Code reader gave message that cylinder 4 misfiring, but have replaced it and also pencil coil. Zeroed the code reader. Checked fuse box - no corrosion/grease. ...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee misses on the highway, not on surface streets

My good old Jeep Grand Cherokee, 1996 and original owner with 274,000 miles is, the last few days on the freeway only, missing and semi stalling. No check engine lights, all fluids etc. are fine. I ...
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Misfiring problems

I have 98 Sliverodo 5.7 vortex. It ran hot on me and I was told it was my head. Well turns out that it was an intake gasket. So I replaced the head and intake gaskets. Once I put it all back together ...
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Engine misfire on a cold day

I was on a ~300 miles trip and it was definitely below 50 degrees. I stopped to have a snack and a refill. During the stay I turned on the heater which was previously off. When I moved again, after ...
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Motorcycle lost power during hard acceleration, made sneezing/popping noises, now won't start

I was riding my 2017 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto hard for about an hour today when all of a sudden the bike started losing power during hard acceleration. I first noticed it when I tried to power wheelie ...
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07 Dodge Caravan with 3.3 cylinders 3 and 6 misfire

I have a 2007 dodge caravan with a 3.3 with a misfire on cylinders 3 and 6 ( no spark coming from coil to plugs on cylinders). I have changed the plugs the wires. The coil twice and the crank sen. I ...
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Another puzzled 3.8 L owner

I too suddenly experienced a change in idle. Especially with the ac running. Obviously performance was hindered but it would run if i feathered it. (in motion) No check engine light so I assumed it ...
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Did I completely ruin my engine from driving with no oil?(video)

I have a 2004 elantra, not sure how many miles are on it because the odometer has been broken since I got it four years ago but I'd say it's over 200k. It's a car that needs a lot of upkeep and I've ...
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MINI Cooper limp mode without a CEL

Yet more strangeness with my 2008 Cooper S. Limp mode comes on almost immediately after starting the car for the past few days. This displays a half-filled engine icon on the dash and greatly limits ...
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1996 Ford explorer XLT 5.0

My explorer has what sounds like implosions or miss fire's in the intake when taking off and wants to stall and will stall when I come to a stop can anyone help. Some times runs rough some times runs ...
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Persistent miss on cylinder #2

Dodge 2004 Grand Caravan 3.8 motor. Changed plugs, wires, coil pack. #2 cylinder not getting spark. Where should I look next?
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2008 Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor misfire on cylinder 2

I have been trying to track down this problem for the last week and it is driving me crazy. Hopefully some of you could shed some light on this situation. 2008 Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor with ...
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Rough idle and 02 sensor voltage drops to zero, cylinder 2 misfire

Vehicle is a 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T with a 4.0L engine. I've had a lot of trouble diagnosing a cylinder 2 misfire and looking for help on next steps. Symptoms After engine is warm, stop and go ...
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Peugeot 207 2009, issues with LPG

My 207, since about a year, is having some troubles 'passing' to LPG. It starts regularly on petrol then, as soon as the ECU switches to LPG, if I'm not pushing on the gas, it shuts down. My work-...
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Third misfire code on different cylinders in two months

I have a 2002 Mazda MPV with 133,000 miles. Two months ago, my mechanic replaced the ignition coil on cylinder 4 due to a misfire. Two weeks ago, he replaced the coil on cylinder 6 due to a misfire. ...
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Help identifying misfire conditon on 1998 Honda Civic DX

I'm struggling to identify the cause of a misfire condition in my 1998 Honda Civic. It has D16Y7 engine with 185,000 miles on it. The spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor, and ignition coil ...
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Changed radiator and hoses on 97 Toyota Tacoma now check engine light on

After getting new radiator and hoses on 97 Toyota Tacoma check engine light came on. Diagnostic said misfiring changed all plugs and old coil wires light came back on, diagnostic says #6 misfiring. ...
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Diagnosing silent misfires

2003 Honda Civic EX (~230,000 miles) has been giving me misfire codes for a while, mostly on cylinders 2 & 3, but sometimes 4. P0300 Random cylinder P0302 Cylinder 2 P0303 Cylinder 3 P0304 ...
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Trying to Understand Post Cat O2 Behaviour During a Misfire

I've been researching using pre and post cat O2 waveforms to diagnose misfires and ran across this quote from the article, Intermittent Engine Misfire Analysis: Keep in mind that the downstream, ...
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1993 CAVALIER 2.2 engine misfire

My Cavalier appears to have a misfire on cylinder 4. A compression test gave readings of 120, 120, 122, and 60 suggesting a loss of compression on that cylinder and the spark plug keeps fouling with ...
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Black Spark Plugs that Clean Themselves

Vehicle: 2002 Mazda Protégé LX, 2.0L engine, automatic transmission, 240,000 km Recent Work: Thermostat replacement Symptoms: Owner reported that the car shook and stalled on startup. She parked ...
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misfire only on startup - 2008 Chrysler 3.3 V6

2008 Chrysler Town & Country, 3.3 flex fuel V6, 170k miles. Random misfire code, shaking upon startup and very bad with no power when it's put in gear, stops happening after I get going, like ...
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Cause for a P0306 misfire code on a 2002 Toyota Sienna?

I have a 2002 Toyota Sienna van with 153k on the car and 81k on the engine, which had been rebuilt at 72k under warranty. I had been getting P0171 & P0174 codes on it, so  I replaced the gas cap ...
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2005 Mazda Premacy mid range stutter, hesitation

I have a 2005 Premacy that has developed a mid range stutter or hesitation. 150k and regularly serviced, though by a local mechanic, not a Mazda dealer. It threw a fault a week ago, P2177, which I ...
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Cylinders misfiring

I have a 1999 Buick Lesabre Custom that I've had for about a year now and about a month or two ago the check engine light came on and it's been flashing. I got it diagnosed and it said spark plugs and ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7 MISFIRE multiple cylinders

2002 Jeep Liberty with approximately 130,000 miles. Engine is misfiring on multiple cylinders. Burnt wire smell and smoke coming from firewall area. After troubleshooting, I believe the engine is ...
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99 chevy misfiring on 6th cylinder

I have 99 chevy silverado misfing on 6 cylinder plug was loose so tighten it down . STill rough idle what should i do? Should i replace plugs and wires? I had a computer put on it and code said ...
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engine performance problem

My question is about my 2004 saturn ion 2.2L. Engine misfires and looses power intermittently. I plugged the code reader and gave me PO341 (camshaft position sensor A circuit range performance (bank 1 ...
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Merc C220d misfire at revs above 2000 rpm

Ok I need help. My merc C220d w203 is having a proble it feels and looks like a misfire. It happen constant when I rev above 2000rpm to 3000rpm. Once the engine drops back to idle it take it from 5 ...
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Truck only miss fires when it gets up to temp

07 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3 engine - it radom misfires after it warms up. I have changed 1 coil pack, map sensor, plugs, and wires. It only does it after warming up to temperature. What might be the issue.
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How come my car won't idle after i changed spark plugs?

My 2001 Durango will start now that I replaced the misfiring plugs but I can't get it to idle, it just shuts off...any ideas?
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Is hot desert weather the source of my recurring car problem?

I have a 2004 ford ranger with a short history of problems...the engine is v6 3.0L OHV. 1) It died 2 summers ago, stopped right in the road, around noon in the middle of July. I live in Tucson so it ...