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#1 (permalink) Old 02-13-2009, 07:44 PM
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need help!!! engine sputters!!!

i powerwashed my engine last week becuz it was really greesy and oil everywhere... i let it sit for a whole day and when i went the next day to start it it idles funny and if u rev it up, it acts like its running on 3 cylinders..


i put brand new sparkplugs in it but it stills does the same... need help thanks
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i powerwashed my engine last week becuz it was really greesy and oil everywhere... i let it sit for a whole day and when i went the next day to start it it idles funny and if u rev it up, it acts like its running on 3 cylinders..


i put brand new sparkplugs in it but it stills does the same... need help thanks
No a good idea really , listen for which cylinder is down check out appropriate coil pack........

Good luck Martin

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No a good idea really , listen for which cylinder is down check out appropriate coil pack........

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I know pressure washers are handy but these cars don't take well to water. Some Simple Green and Armorall wipes work great for engine cleaning. What plugs are you running? Most prefer NGKs M52 engine: NGK BKR6EQUP
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yeah deff no water check dme i had significant power loss then my crankshaft sensor blew out i think i may have lost camshaft as well also check each coil see if you get spark in all of them to do that pull plug put in coil wire put on bare metal crank car see if you have spark

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