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Hesitation in the acceleration ,and occasional miss in idle ,park & drive

Mechanic said #4 cylinder is not firing 100% . No smoke . No zip!! changed oil 3 times in 3 months since I bought it . new air filter , spark plugs, timing belts and water pump . I want some pep some pop some Ayyyeee!

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Check for a vaccum leak at the intake by spraying a bit of starting fluid in that area. When you hit the spot the engine will pick up. Replace the hose or the gasket. Way ya go!! Frankster016

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Check the resistance of the coil for number 4 cylinder....Also check compression...

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