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96 carmaro The inspection says misfireing could it be wires and plugs or the altanator because sometimes the gauges ar not right

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Check the voltage at the battery make sure you have 14 to 14.5 volts there when the car is running, if so. Have someone reeve up the engine to about 2500 rpm see if the voltage drops down if it does I would have the alternator check it could have worn out brushes in it and the springs inside that hold the bushes can no loner hold them on the armature any more. This will cause problems with the computer causing miss fire. If you do not find anything do this. You can check further by using a drop voltage test to go thought the charging system to find where you are losing your power. If you don’t know how to do a drop voltage test, post again. I can get you the information for you if you wish to try and learn but first look for loose connections or dirty connection. GM likes to stack up wire connectors on the starter and on ground connections look in these place first they have cause me lots of problems.

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