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Runs rough at idle,smells like rotten eggs and has a misfire on cylinder 1

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SOURCE: 1996 chevy c1500 w/rotten egg smell,loss of power,rough idle

Your catalytic converter is plugged up,  If you check the exhaust output at the tailpipe you will find it restricted.
Let me know if I  can assist further.
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SOURCE: 2003 Ford Taurus cylinder misfire #1 and #5 code

sounds like your wires are switched around. have replaced the plugs lately

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SOURCE: 1992 Buick rotten egg and rough idle in gear

REMOVE UPSTREAM 02 SENSOR INSTALL VACCUM/PRESURE GAUGE START VEHICLE IF THERE IS MORE THAN 1 PSI EXHAUST HAS A RESTRICTION, CAT/MUFFLER/COLASPED IN EXHAUST PIPE INTERNALLY

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