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Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire on Chevrolet Cavalier

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail, causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 145,350 (62,455–215,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.4L 4 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005
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Car hesitant when gas is accelerated
Coil pack and ignition module keeps failing, I have replaced total of 5 times, 2 used, 3 new 2 different brands and shops. Getting ready to have them replaced again. Rain/ moisture is a factor. First 4 lasted 2 to 3 wks, current one about 7 to 8 wks.
Coil pack and ignition module keeps failing. Used 2 used ones at first and getting ready to have 3rd new one replaced. First 2 new ones lasted a wk to 3 wks. So tried a different brand with 3rd one and shop, it lasted about 7 to 8 wks. Rain seems to be a factor or moisture.
have had to replace module 4 times after market doesn't last near as long as chevy parts.but even 2 of them have failed started at about 60000