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96 regal 3.1 liter

Had the right front tire pull out of the transmission because of a bad ball joint. Had this fixed and picked up my car and it runs rough. I changed the plugs and wires along with changing an o2 sensor. Its seems to run more rough. Runs rough, sounds like some misfires along with the smell of gas. Any word?

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This car must have many miles on it?? And not cared for! Never mind Check for vaccum leaks first. Then , at night, fire it up and look for sparks. No sparks, with a spray bottle dampen the ignition, this should lead you to the prob. Frankster016

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