Q: Q: Cylinders misfiring.

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The check engine light is blinking and TCS is on.

Someone did pretest and said the cylinders were misfiring. What causes this?

Thanks

Hello - an engine misfire can be caused by ignition issues (bad spark plugs, plug wires, coils, or ignition module), or by fuel issues (clogged or leaking fuel injectors). I would recommend an engine misfire inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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