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Misfiring after over heat

02 intrepid overheated dealship replace radiator,thermistat,waterpump,heads machined now it misfiring #1 cyl,they do not know why.mechanic was told by dodge eng that possible bent rod. friends they work at other dealerships find this had to believe. can someone help ?

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  • sgotzon Oct 22, 2008

    sorry forgot that they did compression chk, that is the reason for having heads machined

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Have they run a compression check on the cylinder? if the rod is bent it will lower the pressure in the cylinder, bent valves of course can do this as well.

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    yadayada Oct 22, 2008

    No was it run after the heads were done to verify a poss bent rod, if the rod is bent then the combustion chamber will be bigger, and that will lower the compression.

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