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Q: missfiring cylinder

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i have a cylinder misfiring and i dont know which cylinder but know it is misfiring for sure any thought?

My car has 106000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: It is possible the misfire is identified in...

It is possible the misfire is identified in a readout of Diagnostic Trouble Codes. If it is not intermittent, a diagnostic scope would quickly identify the cylinder. Could be a simple issue such as a spark plug wire defect or plug defect. Such are not unusual faults. YourMechanic could diagnosis this misfiring issue and repair the issue for you in a mobile visit to your home or office.

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