Q: Q: Cylinders misfiring.

asked by on

I have a misfire on the 1 and 5 cylinders.

I would enlist the help of a YourMechanic technician to help you resolve this issue. Ask the technician to swap the 1 and 5 ignition coils to other cylinders such as 2 and 6. If either of your misfires moves to cylinder 2 or 6, that ignition coil is bad. If the misfires stay in the same location, the spark plug or wiring to the ignition coil may have an issue. Ensure that the technician also inspects the spark plugs in the misfiring cylinders. If they are found to be fouled, it is a good practice to have all eight spark plugs replaced at the same time.

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. Q: Cylinders misfiring.

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: Trailblazer 04 vibrates while in Drive or Reverse. There is a raw gas smell on the exhaust.

Hi there. Check the spark plugs on the engine and see if they are fouled out. A fouled out spark plug will cause the cylinder to not fire and let the fuel that is sprayed in go out the exhaust...

Q: we are trying to replace thermostat but manual is not showing the location of the thermostat and every videos shoe wrong engine

Trace the top radiator hose back to the engine. The top radiator hose will be connected to (or near) the thermostat housing. On the 2.0 engine, look for a plastic housing with multiple hose connections just to the left of...

Q: Key stuck in ignition of a 1988 Chevrolet Camaro

If this is an automatic you can try wiggling the shifter while trying to turn the keys, there is a rod that actuates a lock in the lock cylinder unless its in park. If that doesn't help the lock is...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...