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Misfiring on 1 and 2, now check engine light is on.

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If you can start the engine and can put the car where it is dark..This sounds strange... I had one the was sparking the induction wire to the coils...If you shut the lights off you may see this... This is the trigger for one set of coils that I am talking about. If the coil doesn't recieve a pulse signal it won't fire.

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