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Engine lack of power

Engine seems lack of power already change spark plugs . slight improvement notice . it seems there`s lack of current to ignition the spark plugs.

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1.Defective spark plugs
2.Inadequate spark/coil, defective spark plug wire.
3. Lack of compression
4.False air leakage.
5. Faulty fuel injectors.
6. Insufficient fuel pressure.
7. Contaminated fuel.
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9. Oxygen sensors.
10. Throttle position sensor.
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Dear Sir,
As you said engine light is on and misfire with white smoke, it clearly symptom of poor ignition spark may cause of any wire got disconnected or spark plug faulty.
white smoke comes only in case no spark at spark plug and un burn fuel throwing from silencer. check wire and spark plug if any issue let me know. thanks.

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I just got my motor rebuild for a 1997 isuzu rodeo, unfortnately i seem to be having a electrial problem, i'm not getting a spark out of one of the spark plugs, and i have changed all of them. Sometimes it...


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