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Q: Why would a 1987 Nissan z24 miss and shake at different speeds if plugs wires distributor cap and rotor have been replaced and there is 175 pounds compression on 3 cylinders and 150 on number two?
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Why would a car not have all the cylinders firing even after replacing the spark plugs and wires?

You distributor cap and rotor should also be replaced. If still no spark. check the compression on the low cylinders to see if you have good compression.


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When you replaced the plugs, did you check the compression? Did any of the plugs look different than the others? Low compression in one cylinder can cause misfiring. But then, so can a faulty distributor cap.


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Mercury Capri 1991 runs but won't stay running Stalls out after you get going. Replaced distributor new plugs wires cap and rotor It will stutter like it loses fuel for a second and picks back up on o?

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Why would a 1991 Ford Taurus 4-cylinder not run on all cylinders if the plugs wires rotor distributor cap and coil have all been replaced?

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