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A miss spark plug on passinger side isnt fireing everthing else is great

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  • bakuma11 May 11, 2010

    Could be a bad plug. switch plug 1 with 2 if it follows its the plug.
    could be a stuck injector, use a long tool like a screw driver and hold it up against your ear should hear a clicking repetively compare to the injector next to it. should sound the same. if not tap on injector 1 with a punch and small hammer. If it is stuck it works 90 % of the time. But there are many other things that could be wrong


  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    your question? is this a coil over plug setup?

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Check the gap in the spark plugs.

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