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Hi, my 2000 3 litre V6 'S' Type 46.000 miles has a misfire. No engine managemant lights appear. Put the engine under load in a high gear and it misses badly on more than one cylinder. Also misses a beat at times on tickover. I changed the plugs but its still the same. Any ideas

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You need to check the Ignition coils , as whencoils are week , some times does not show on dash or diagnose system. probably best to change your coils

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