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One plug is not working

I have chevrolet cavalair 1996 my problem is the one plug of the engine is not working it is givivg the current not continiuosly and also the engine is very hot when i drive the car

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Do you mean a spark plug is not firing?  How do you know that? If that is the case try replacing the spark plug... the overheating issue could be a number of things, check all your fluids/coolants and make sure all hoses in engine bay are intact and connected. Best thing would be to take your car to a place that will do a free diagnostic like AAMCO. The clearer your question the more specific answer i can give... hope this helps :)

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Normally whe nthe car is running the engine is hot, if it is very hot, it might be your thermostat, the radiotr and or the lead may not be working, better off going to a mechanic not here

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