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2002 misfire, under load

The problem is predominate when fuel load situation is needed. up hill in lower RPM range, if I drop it down a gear it clears up unless I get it near a red-line situation then the Check engine light will flash for a few times. It will also seem to misfire at a red light every once in a while. Started as a surge between 55 to 60 mph while under 2000 RPM's. getting worse. 82k miles. I was contemplating replacing all 6 coils as well as the plugs, o2 sensor, EGR valve. What do you think?

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  • Todd Weaver Jan 02, 2009

    with out me sounding too dumb what are the HT leads?

  • Todd Weaver Feb 05, 2009

    you are correct sir! despite the minor glitches I love my Jag! by the way the new coils and plugs have it running like a new auto. Now this is how a Sports sedan is supposed to act!!!

  • Todd Weaver Feb 06, 2009

    YES! , Although I would prefer a double shot of patron with a hint of lime served cold by a beautiful woman.

  • Todd Weaver Feb 09, 2009

    Not better than that ast my age but a good drive is as close to it as one can get. Have a wonderful drive!


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Right first of all your not talking to it right,throw the chewing gum away and put a plum in your mouth with a stiff upper lip say..i say you upstart unless you run right i will take the audi to the golf course ,then get the valet to give it good clean and a nice bit of stuff to recolonise the seats..If this doesnt wor then renew spark plugs with a multi tipped bosch type.and renew the HT leads .As a brit with a jag myself i can assure you these cars have a mind of their own and always work better when they are clean and well polished

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    Colin Stickland Jan 03, 2009

    high tension ---HT ,,,bonnet --hood trunk--boot,ok iam wrong again ,,,,do beleave you call them FIRE WIRE ,now where the hell does that come from.But the jag is nice though come on admit it,all the gin joints in the world as old humpry would say but nothing like the interior of a jag for a touch of class

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    Colin Stickland Feb 05, 2009

    great minds think alike ,what old boy.Care for another G&T before we go and sort out the natives what !

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    Colin Stickland Feb 07, 2009

    does this beautiful woman come with her own blue pills ,????Anyway its sunday tomorrow and the forecast it sunny so i will take the jag for a cruise ,dont know if its better than you know what because iam too old now to care or worry .Nice visit to benidorm just up the road and full english breakfast i think.


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