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Misfire after tune up

My car was running fine i changed the plugs, plug wires, distributor cap, and rotor and now ther is a misfire on cylinder 2. i am getting spark and when i take the plug out it smells like gass what could be wrong

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Since you have a misfire, the fuel in that cylinder isn't burning. Are you sure you have the firing order correct. Also try using one of your old plugs and wire for that cylinder and see if it works. If you only checked for spark at the wire, you might just have a faulty new plug- it happens.

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