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5 Common Reasons For Engine Misfires & Rough Idling

5 Common Reasons For Engine Misfires & Rough Idling

This article will examine the often frustrating experience of engine misfires and rough idling. These issues can be a headache for any vehicle owner, causing performance issues and potential damage if left unaddressed. Let's explore the top five common reasons behind these symptoms and how you can identify and resolve them. Engine Misfires Engine misfires occur when the air-fuel mixture in the combustion chamber fails to ignite properly. This disruption leads to a loss of power, rough idling, and potentially harmful emissions. Several factors can contribute to this problem, each requiring a unique diagnosis and repair. 1. Faulty Spark Plugs Spark plugs are crucial in igniting the air-fuel mixture within the engine cylinders. Over time, spark plugs can wear out, become fouled with deposits, or develop gaps that hinder proper ignition. Regul ... read more

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