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I have a bad miss in my engine. I put new ignition coils and new plugs and it still has a lot of vibration.

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Have you looked into the possibility of an O2 sensor? or Vacuum Hose loose?

Also, is this a 6 Cylinder 3.0L or 8 cylinder 4.0L Jaguar S-type?
Are there any codes tripped in the computer that might give a clue?


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