How to Troubleshoot a 3800 Engine Misfire?

Answer Troubleshooting a misfire on the 3800 engine begins with isolating the misfiring cylinder and then pinpointing the cause. This same procedure can be used on other engines as well. Follow these gene... Read More »

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How to Check an Engine Misfire?

When your car runs rough, it's usually something simple. You can check the most obvious things without taking your car to a mechanic. When your engine misfires, it doesn't have to be a mystery. You... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Misfire in a Ford Focus?

A Ford Focus ZTEC engine uses a distributor-less ignition with two separate coils on the valve cover. Each of these coils fires two cylinders. This is called the wasted spark system, in which the c... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Misfire in a 1992 Chevy TBI?

Troubleshooting misfires in the 1992 Chevy vehicles equipped with throttle body injection (T.B.I.) systems is a simple process of identifying the misfiring cylinder and, through a process of elimin... Read More »

How to Check the Engine Cylinder for a Misfire?

Engines need to fire on all cylinders for smooth operation and optimum performance. A number of reasons account for a cylinder miss, or multiple cylinder misses. The cylinders require a measured am... Read More »