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1997 Nissan Altima Question: car is missing on number 4 cylinder

 

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joehunter, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Sobieski, WI, November 30, 2010, 15:13
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have changed plugs wires distribeter cap and router but still have check engine light flashing code reading number 4 cylinder missing

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    mastertech6371 November 30, 2010, 16:05
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    could be an injector. also, these nissans have a common failure on the intake manifold gasket leaking causing a missfire. also, do a compression check to veryify good compression.

    Roy

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    Visitor, December 28, 2010, 22:29

    Along with what he said, I am having the same problem. For my car, the problem consists of faulty egr valve, egr solenoid, and the bpt valve. If your car is idling fine and only starts acting funny after a specific amount of miles driven, it is most likely those or one of them are the culprit.

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    Visitor, June 22, 2011, 07:17

    mine is missing on #4 cyl at idle, seems ok down the road. have changed rotor button, dist cap, plugs, and plug wires. have swapped injectors between #2 and #4 cyl. compression check good. seems to have high press under vlv cover (valve cover gasket has started leaking)still missing at idle and getting worse. ldstaten@yahoo.com

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    delane 72 garage and body shop November 30, 2010, 22:42
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    ck compression ck fuel injectors change spark plugs

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