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On number 3 cylinder there seems to be oil on the plug in which it makes it misfire what could it be

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Most likely a worn valve guide. Do you have a lot of mileage on the car? Does it burn much oil? If this is a 4-banger, a valve job might not be too expensive. You don't necessarily have to do more than just knurl the guides. However, if you're going to take the head off, might as well see what else may help it run better--look for burned valves, etc. Let us know if you have more questions.

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