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Old 06-03-2011, 11:58 PM
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my cylinder 2/3 are having misfires, i replaces my spark plugs and wires about 3-4 months ago.. what else could cause this to happen. i power washed my car also the day before the TSM meet.. any advice i'd appreciate it thanks
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Re: misfires

check spark plug cylinders for water.

check dis for water

Water could have pooled somewhere if you weren't to careful with the pressure washer.
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Re: misfires

yeah i was thinking of picking up a new cap and rotor....
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Re: misfires

hopefully its just a minor problem w/ a quick fix.. worst case scenario would be piston rings.. do a compression test just to make sure, its easy but then again could be what dr2day suggested.. check spark plugs and see if they wet. hope it helps a lil bit
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Re: misfires

Could be the dizzy cap or rotor.
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Re: misfires

After checking the plugs, cap and rotor etc.


possibly EGR related. what's the cel?
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Re: misfires

any luck finding the problem yet? hopefully its a minor issue that can be an easy fix..
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Re: misfires

i changed a spark plug that was broken and changed the cap and rotor..still have the issue

well i was running regular in it for a bit :X i know i know im retarted maybe a clog in the fuel system somewhere...???? cel says vaccume leak, fuel injectors, ignition "something" and basically it...
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Re: misfires

^^ yeah reg. unleaded in a car requiring premium will make it run ****ty..nvr tried it in my lude but in a Civic Si i used to have.. as for the leak, check the vacuum lines.
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Re: misfires

yeah man i stuck lucas fuel system cleaner and im running premium again hopefully it fixes up i hate when the lude acts up it fuks up my whole life when it runs like crap
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yeah man i stuck lucas fuel system cleaner and im running premium again hopefully it fixes up i hate when the lude acts up it fuks up my whole life when it runs like crap
damn..how u think i feel? mine's been misfiring since i bought her. goin on 10 months now. i just cant part with her.. idk wtf bro. i've had like 12 cars before her and nvr really kept any of them more than 5-6 months cuz i get bored fast.. lol but out of all of them this one gave me the most of hell and still i cant part ways with her.. oh shiettt. now i see why prelude owners love their cars. theres something about them. lol
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