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My daughter's 2002 cabrio began to start hard and now it dies.

My daughter's 2002 cabrio began to start hard and now when you push the accelerator pedal too hard it acts like it is starving for fuel and sometimes backfires and sounds like it diesels before it dies out.

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Bad coil pack.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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Before lokking at coil packs check leeds first and plugs these are the cheapest things to replace if your trying to accelerate and it sounds like it missing on a piston its a bad spark you can check which plug or lead is wrong start the car just let it tick over and pull one lead of at a time use good insulated plyers as if you get a shock it doesent half hurt if the engine sounds different like the engine runs rougher than usual that plug or lead is fine but if you take one of and it makes no difference to the sound of the engine thats the faulty one so you know which leed plug or coil pack to replace hope this makes sence and helps ivan

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