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#2 cylinder misfire and check engine blinks. when light blinks the engine seems to bog down.

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  • rlkmwyatt Jun 28, 2009

    already changed sparkplug and van does not idle ruff.

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First see what #2 spark plug looks like, probably time for a tune up. A compression test will verify engine is in good mechanical condition. Also check the 3 peice intake manifold for leaks - this is common, but ususally the miss smoothes out off idle if this is the case.

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  • BCautotech Jun 28, 2009

    you can swap the plug wire with another of similar length to see if the misfire moves. I would still do a thorough check for vacuum leaks.

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