Blew off engine.wiped off distributor put new spark plugs in. changed gas filter & air filter. The check engine light usually goes off. The engine runs a little rough when you first start it up then it smooths out when it warms up & it seems to run fine
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Could be one of several things. Check your spark plugs and distributor/rotor first off. If the distributor cap has lines inside it, or gray deposits on the inside terminals replace both it and the rotor. I highly recommend NGK Iridium spark plugs... put them in and forget about spark plug issues for 60K miles! Be careful when removing the distributor cap to unplug one wire at a time and place each wire in the proper place on the new cap each time, so you don't get them mixed up. Check your air filter and vacuum the dirt that sits underneath the filter to help it last longer. Changing air filters once a year is recommended to make sure your engine can breathe properly. Look at your vacuum line diagram under the hood and trace every connection making sure there are no unplugged lines or holes,
Your vehicle does not have a distributor , it has coil on plug ignition system . That means it has a coil for every cylinder , the plug gap that big shorted the coil inside sending 20 plus K volts in the computer . frying the transistor that contorls the coil . You need a new PCM - engine computer . P0353 Ignition Coil Primary Secondary Circuit Malfunction That means it's going to cost you about $2,000 buck ! New computer , programming the vin into the computer an the anti-theft system programmed . Dealer only !
I would change the spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor, fuel filter, check and change air filter if dirty, check timing, check and top off all fluids, check or change transmission fluid, check brake pads/.shoes and drums/rotors for wear and check tire pressure, check the condition of all belts and hoses and replace as needed, check condition of radiator antifreeze and top off or replace as needed.
You don't need to change the spark plugs since it has only 31.5 K. The plugs should last 60K.
There is a an adjustment at the gas cable end at engine to increase the idle a little bit. You can increase rpm at idle to 600 RPM. Since your RPM at idle is low that why it is shaking at idle, red lights.
Let me know it it is shaking at high speed ( 2500 RPM)
put a screw driver into the plug that you think is missing get it one forth of an inch away from a good ground and crank the engine over if there is spark try replaceing the plug or plug wire or both, and if there is no spark if that model has a distributor replace the cap and rotor and wires otherwise if it has the coil pack you will have to change the coil pack.
Does the motor turn over? If it does, then you need to check to see if you have spark, gas and air. Check the air filter and replace if it is dirty. If the motor turnes over, remove a spark plug boot from one of the spark plugs and plug in a spare spark plug. Ground the plug on the engine and have some one turn over the engine. Do not touch the plug or wire when the engine is turning over. If there is no spark, I would say that the igniter in your distributor is fried or you may need to replace your plugs. Pull one out to see their condition. If you have spark, then remove the intake on the throttle body. Look down the throttle body and have some one push the gas peddal to the floor while turning the engine over. You should see fuel being injected to the intake. If you do not see any fuel, change the fuel filter if you have not done so recently. If the fuel filter has been changed then I would suggest a new fuel pump.
If the car does not turn over then check your battery voltage. If the battery is dead, it will not start. If you have 11+ volts then your starter is probalbly fried. Hope this helps.