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Car shakes and is running on 2 cylinders.

Ok I have shanged the spark plugs wires and even changed ignition coil. My car was fine for a day then all of a sudden the engine light came back on. My car starts shaking because its only running on 2 cylinders again. I have been trying to fix this problem but It keeps going back doing the same thing. Im fed up I have 3 years to pay on my car and its getting expenxive. My house burned down and my car quit working all in the same day! Please help me..

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  • nikki6894 May 21, 2009

    It runs fine for about 30 mins then it starts messing up.

  • nikki6894 May 21, 2009

    iM NOT REALLY SURE HOW TO DO THAT. I WILL ASK MY GUY FRIEND WHEN I GET OFF WORK. IM JUST A 23 YEAR OLD GIRL NOT REALLY GOOD WITH CARS I WILL LET YOU KNOW LATER TAHNKYOU

  • nikki6894 May 21, 2009

    Ok i will have to do it later Im at work.

    My email is nikki6894@yahoo.com

    Thankyou for ur help

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    goodmorning
    So I get off work yesterday and driving home and my car started acting up again. I look under the hood and the brand new ignition coil that i just replaced was melting so I went and got another one.
    I put it on and relized the clip is not clicking on like the other one.
    Do you think I have to buy another clip? Because its not firing....
    CLip: the wiring that clips into the ignition coil.
    If not do you think you know why?

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Cheap fix number one yake a timing light and check for missing fire does car run ok for a few seconds when cold sounds like a bad module

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  • john dobbs May 21, 2009

    are the two cylinders next to each other have you checked compresion when warm does it still have spark on the two cyl. that your losing let me know

  • john dobbs May 21, 2009

    you can just unplug one spark plug wire at a time and see if it dies or no change be careful dont touch end of wire while running let me know if wire sparks while onplugged

  • john dobbs May 21, 2009

    dont worry we can fix this tell fixya about me ok

  • daddyjray3 Aug 13, 2011

    my car runs. if while running i pull the #3 plug wire it will shut off, it does the same thing if i pull the #4 plug wire. any idea?

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