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Spark? cylinder head? stuck valve? cylinder wall porosity?

The car I'm working on is a 2000 oldsmobile alero 4 door automatic 2.4L
Shortly after the car started to stall out it was limped home. where it was noticed to be 2 quarts low on oil, put the oil in runs fine. Go to check under the spark plug cap on the motor looked alright, put it back starts misfiring. Threw in new Spark plugs made sure everything was reinstalled correctly and it's still acting up just as badly with misfires.

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  • spider326684 Jul 18, 2009

    which wires? the only wires in sight was the plug to the right hand side of the cover, and those were undamaged in the process. with a volt meter would it be able to be assessed?

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That cap was most likley broken upon pulling off. You need new wires.

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