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Check engine light starts blinking going up a incline

Already put new plugs,wires,cap and rotor button. but when traveling up a incline the check engine light starts bliking and gives me a #2 miss fire, dont know what to do

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the check engine light blinks to alert u to an engine mis-fire.

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You have a cylinder misfire. That is the only thing that will flash the check engine light. With the van running spray the plug wires with water. Watch and listen for arcing. If there is, replace that or all the wires. It is possible for new wires to be bad. Next check the cap and rotor buy spraying them with water, than removing and looking inside for signs of burning or anything that will hinder the spark. Last check the spark plugs for carbon tracking (small black lines in the porcelin), caused buy hair line cracks. If you dont find any thing, check it again. With no other codes it is very unlikley that anything else is causing the misfire.

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