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Engine problems I dumped $400 worth of repairs on my car's engine just to have it do the same thing a week later. What was happening is that my car was misfiring really bad. The mechanice replaced the coil pack and the CO2 sensor. After that, it started up without problems and was able to drive the car without a problem for 1 week. Then the misfirings started again. By the time I was able to get my car home, it was smoking inside the car from where the engine was! I got the he## out of the car in fear of my life, thinking the car was going to catch on fire or explode. It's now been 3 months since I have driven the car. Every so often during these past 3 months I have been able to barely get the car started and get it moved miraculously. I'm not sure if it's even worth trying to fix my car again. If I dump money on this engine again, is it actually going to stay running for at least another 2 years?

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Maybe the C02 sensor or the coil pack were defective. Try telling the mechanic about your problem.Money does not grow on trees. you can't be spending your hard earned money on defective products.Some dirty mechanics will sometimes use used parts or cheap brand parts that will give out. If they have dignity they won't but there are some that will.

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