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I have a 1997 Chevy Cavalier with a 2.2 Liter engine. the car is idling rough and when i'm driving down the road i can only give it about half throttle before it starts bogging down the engine, the check engine light comes on and off whenever it feels like i guess. the code the check engine is "multiple cylinder misfire". I have replaced the fuel filter, plugs, wires, crankshaft positioning sensor, i checked the catalic convertor and its not plugged. The compression on all the cylinders is fine. If someone can help me out with this problem i would appreciate it, i'm stuck, dont know what to do now.

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    we have the same problem with a 1995 cavi and the icm and the coil/coil packs have been replaced -- same thin multiple misfires on cylinder 1 and 3 -- any suggestions

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Sounds like either the ignition module and or a coil pack is the culprit. I dont remember what year they changed it but if your is the one where the coil packs/module are located on the back of the motor they are a little tricky to get to. You need to remove dog bone mount and replace with a tool that will pull the motor forward so you can gain easier access...good luck. Hopefully yours are right on the top where they should have been since day one... :-)

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Iether it is your tps sensor (throtle positioning sensor) otherwise id look at the ignition controll moduale i just had the same issue

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Sounds like an ignition control module or one of the coils is bad. I think auto zone can check the ignition control module. Hope this helps

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