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1996 Dodge neon SOHC. Car has 33k. Its my grandmothers who rarely drove it obviously. Well lately I have been getting a CEL and when ran says the #1 cylinder is lean and is misfiring. I am going to replace the ign. coil, plugs and wires. Change the fuel filter and the oil. Pop in a new air filter but suspect the problem to be the injector. Does this sound right? Like I said the car is rough to start but dosent seem to hesitate when I am driving it. Does this make sense to anyone?

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No it doesn't
If the injectors all click, move on

Start with the codes you have
Give them to us

Clean MAF Sensor
Install new O2 Sensors --if 15 years old
New Spark Plugs

I wouldn't think the exhaust converter is doing
much after 15 years

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

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  • rmallary Mar 30, 2011

    Even with 33,000 miles you think the cat would be bad? Any tips on cleaning the mass air sensor?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2011

    CRC MAF Cleaner--just spray it
    I was thinking years not milage on converter

  • rmallary Mar 30, 2011

    Will a cat deteriorate without being utilized?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2011

    Not really. Raw fuel,Heat and Chemicals kill Cats
    Coolant Silicates & Silicone Sealants also

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