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3 cylinder missing

My 3rd cylinder is missing. It is stuttering really bad and check engeine light is on. There is fire getting to the sparke plug. Any suggetions to before I take it to the shop?

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The most common misfire causes on the cars I've worked on have been:

  1. Spark plugs
  2. Spark plug wires
  3. Ignition coil
  4. Fuel injector
  5. Wiring to fuel injector
  6. Timing Belt
  7. Vacuum leak or stuck open EGR
  8. Contaminated fuel or bad fuel pump
  9. Weak compression
  10. Blown head gasket

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