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Misfire cylinder 00 mazda protage

00 mazda protage check engine light came on the code was check at autozone and they said misfire cylinder but just had sparkplugs(platniumplugs) and wires changed and cadilcoverter changed and sway bar's fixed and new belt's ..it comes and goes with the check engine light ..but when it is on just seem's a lil ruff when idle but running run;s great it also has 286,746 miles .. so if anyone could help please it's my baby .love her and don't want to get rid of my car!!

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Could be a defective plug or clogged injector What cylinder was IDd. Isolate the problem cylinder swap the plug from a good cylinder see if the miss moves with the plug,if not try having the injectors cleaned. That should get the zoom zoom back.

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