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1991 honda civic not running on third cylinder. Have changed plugs and they are all firing. What could it be? Someone told me a burnt valve but it started acting up all of a sudden.

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You could have bad compression rings on that piston. I would do a compression test on that cylinder, also I would check the fuel injector.

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