Q: Car misfiring on cyclinder three, also real slow. accellerating when I come to a stop could al of this be linked together?

asked by on

Car misfiring on cyclinder three also real slow accelleration after coming to stop ,after a few seconds starts going up to speed. Could both issue be link together?

My car has 155000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Sharon. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically an engine misfire like you’ve described will also cause lack of acceleration and reduced fuel economy as well. Isolating the source of the engine misfire can be tricky, as it could be caused by ignition or fuel system problems. It’s probably a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete an engine misfire inspection to determine the root source, so the right repairs can be completed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car misfiring on cyclinder three, also real slow. accellerating when I come to a stop could al of this be linked together?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I Had a diagnostic test for Ford escort. What can I do about the Mass Air Flow sensor?

Hi there. You can remove and clean the Mass Air Flow sensor with an electrical cleaner that is non chlorinated. If the sensor is cleaned out and the light is still on, check the intake hoses from the sensor to...

Q: Q: When should I replace the timing belt?

Thanks for asking! For your year, model, and engine size, the timing belt is scheduled to be serviced every 60,000 miles. Your timing belt is definitely due. This is a very important service and must be performed on a regular...

Q: Q: engine revs up and down when in park

The idle is controlled by the idle air control valve and if it cannot keep the engine idling it will keep trying to rev the engine up to compensate. A vacuum leak, sensor that has failed, or an EGR system...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.