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Old 08-06-2003, 04:49 PM   #1
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what are some simtoms of a misfire? cuz the old car is acting a alittle strange?
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anyone?
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Probably your plugs.

Does it misfire under load? (ie accel)
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yeah like when im trying to merge on freeway. i was wondering was are the sighs of misfiring? and i just changed the pulgs and wire not even a year ago.
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When you accelerate on the freeway, does the car sputter like bumps in the road that arn't there? Are you getting an Check Engine lights? Do the rpm'* fluctuate a lot?
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This misfire under load sounds similar to what Teuobk had go wrong with his car the day of the MN meet last weekend.

What kinda plugs you got in the Buick Jim?
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it does that sputter thing and no ses light and for the plugs um probly at the time something cheap cuz at that time money was very very tight now i have more freedom within reason what kinda plugs should i get next and do i need wires too?
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hmmm, methinks you installed Champions or Bosch.

Time to upgrade to NGK Iridiums or AC Delco Platimuns, for wires, AC Delco wires are fine, but if you want to upgrade, go Taylor wires

Should solve the problem...should...unless its something else
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champions sound right ngk or ac delco for plugs about how much do those run? and wire how much are they in possible?
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I got the AC Delco rapidfires for like $4.50USD each. I think the NGKs were almost $6.00USD. But they should be in that range.
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