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Hard start / misfire

Ihaving the same problem i just change my spark plugs but my car also hard to start it makes this misfiring sound before complete turn over it takes 2 to 3 try bfore turn over any help appreciated

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  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    my car is a acura rsx 2002 base model the car run fine once its started but it makes this rumbling sound n like bup bup bup bup sound when try to start a cold engine once its warm up its good it happen before i changed spark plugs i scan with ODB 11 n it reads misfires but now thats fine juss that its hard to start now i also notice lots of smoke from exhaust ( any ideas plz help thanks)

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    and the problem started before i change spark plugs

  • stevencrabtr May 11, 2010

    what kind of sound does it make when it misfires?....
    I have a 2001 GTP it misfires on idle 2-3 times # 4 cyclinder the reason i no this bec i have a ls1m scanner.. i dont hear anthing...

    I agree did it happen after you chaneged the plugs?

    If so replace them again with some NGK or something


  • teahou May 11, 2010

    did this start before or after you changed your plugs?

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