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Code P0302 Cylinder 2 misfire detected

Repairing a 97 Catera and its giving a code P0302 which is cylinder 2 misfire detected. I have replaced the #2 spark plug which on this motor is on the front drivers side of engine according to way the spark plug wires are marked. I always thought #2 was on front passenger side of motor on V6 and V8's. Motor is still skipping and running rough, are plug wires labeled correctly? Parts for this car are ridiculous $$$$.

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Also, Takeout #1(from front of the car on your left) and #2 and compare two plugs.
perheps #2 sparkplug is white(at contact point), Than you are in deep troble(head gasket problem, white smoke comes out of tailpipe) like I have.

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The drivers side is 2 4 6 number 2 would be the one close to the raddy and 6 to the fire wall

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Yes they are but you need to check and replace the plug wire itself. that usually causes a misfire code

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