Q: Engine misfire

asked by on February 12, 2016

The engine is misfiring.

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Hi. Misfires are common. Your vehicle in particular has coil packs with long wires that extend into a tube where the spark plug sits. Because of this, it is common for the wires to short out on the tubes causing a misfire. Injector failure can also cause a misfire. This is not as common but it does happen. I suggest seeking help from a qualified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to help you diagnose the misfiring issue properly. Raw fuel from a misfire going into your exhaust can ruin your catalytic converter making this more complicated in the long run.

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