Q: Car sputtering and misfiring.

asked by on January 05, 2016

My car is sputtering and misfiring. I had a diagnostic run on it and have the codes for what needs to be repaired.

I would ask for help from a mechanic to diagnose the codes that you have so the necessary repairs can be made.

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