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Check engine light blinking on and off

Recently when I went to start my car it started real rough then died. Tried to start several times after that and it seemed like it was flooded. When it finally started it was cutting in and out. light blinking on and off then it would stop for awhile.
Checked under the hood and saw some oil on my spark plug wires and in holes of spark plug. Cleaned them out and also cleaned out the air filter. My light isnt blinking on and off anymore and it seems to idle a little better. However, I've also driven a few miles since I did that. Any suggestions

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    have checked the spark plugs and does give spark, have checked that petrol is coming through, which it does and has got power when started but stops with a bit of a shudder after a few seconds. filters seem okay.

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People are so ******* rude. Get over yourself. And stop being an ***. If you think telling people to take their cars to the shop is helping, it's not. That's why people post these things. To get answers, not to hear some idiot tell them to take it to the shop, that's what people want to avoid.

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Take car to a garage and have it serviced and looked at by a mechanic -oil leaks - air filter-what else its needs a good service .stop spending money on beer and look after your wheels

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