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What is An Engine Misfire?

What is An Engine Misfire?

Engine misfires can be frustrating, annoying, and inconvenient. A lot of the information surrounding engine misfires can be misleading and sound worse than they actually are. These misfires can be short-term or long-term problems. Use these facts to learn more about engine misfires and when to take your car to a shop. What Are the Signs of an Engine Misfire? Common symptoms of an engine misfire include: Rough acceleration Rough idle Vibrations Check engine light Slow acceleration Engine sound change Common Causes of Engine Misfire? Bad or Faulty Ignition Coil Some cars have a separate ignition coil located on each spark plug and other cars only have a single coil accompanied by spark cables that connect to each spark plug. A mechanic needs to unplug each coil to determine if one or more cylinders are not responding. Bad or Faulty Spark Plug Engine misfires are often caused by faulty spark plugs. As time progresses, your spark plugs can beco ... read more

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