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1996 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Question: 1996 Chevy 5.7L 1500 get a misfire on the #1 cylinder what would cause this

 

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bawright, Lawrenceburg, IN, November 06, 2012, 16:35
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The engine run fine at times and then starts missing. Is not a repeatable issue that can be repeated by meeting certain criteria. Check engine light comes on and code says misfire #1 cylinder. I hae changed the plug and plug wire. Could this be distributor cap?

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    November 07, 2012, 08:02
     Master

    What did the plug look like? that would give you some info on the 'type' of misfire. Fuel/oil/lack of fuel. Look for small intake leak in that area and check inj. wiring carefully.

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