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What Is An Engine Misfire?

What Is An Engine Misfire?

Engine misfire is a common term in the automotive repair industry, but what does it actually mean? To give you a full understanding, we’ll present you with a scenario. Imagine you're driving and going to press your foot on the acceleration pedal, and you notice that your vehicle hesitates. Your vehicle takes longer to process and go up to speed. It may shake or vibrate your vehicle as it does this. In the worst cases, the engine may lose complete power for a brief second. This is what a misfiring engine is like, and it is not a pleasant experience for many drivers. An engine misfire is a term used to say that a cylinder in the engine fails to power your car. There are many processes and parts to account for in the combustion and ignition process, such as spark plugs, fuel pumps, fuel injectors, oxygen sensors, filters, and more. It can be one or more of these parts that fail that lead you to the scenario described above. When your engine misfires, it goes through many of t ... read more

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