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What Can Cause Engine Misfires?

What Can Cause Engine Misfires?

Your car starts with the fuel and air combustion inside the cylinder. Most modern vehicles have multiple cylinders. When one or more fails, it can cause the engine to misfire.   A misfire is precisely what it sounds like. For the engine to run, it must burn energy or the fuel and air mixture. A spark, from your spark plugs, must light the mix at the right time. If any part of this ignition process stops working, the engine will misfire.    Misfires can occur during startup or at any point when your car is idling. Misfires can happen, and your car can get it going again eventually. Nevertheless, any engine misfires are bad and can translate to an underlying problem. Plus, if you experience multiple misfires, engine damage can spread. What Causes Engine Misfires? Even with newer engines, misfires can still occur. You may notice the check engine illuminate on your dashboard right afterward. Here are some of the most common explanations for misfires: Failing Ignition ... read more

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