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97 chevy cavalier misfiring. Changed plugs, fuel filter, injectors. It does it when i try to accelerate or go up incline getting worse everyday. Engine light on and EBS off light on. PLEASE HELP?

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  • brian_windy Jun 27, 2009

    Changed Crank sensor now car will not start. HELP!!!!

  • brian_windy Jul 06, 2009

    2.2 L engine. shooting gas out of cylinders and gas in oil.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Just had serpentine belt changed,new tentioner oil changed, engine light on again, makes ticking noise near serpentine belt, i think it may be the water pump, is that possible

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Sounds like it's you spark plug leads. Depending which engine you have in there, if you have the 2.4L then it is a module.

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You pcm controls the firing maybe its faulty

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

  • Randall Camp Jun 21, 2013

    This may sound like a stupid question, but what is your PCM?

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