2001 Oldsmobile Alero Q&A

2001 Oldsmobile Alero Question: engine misses and kicks back like it it jump time can it be the coil houising

car has 180000 miles but timeing chain has no slack -
Answer 1
If your car has the 2.4 liter engine the coil cover can cause your problem. It could develop a hair line crack and cause a ignition missfire or cross fire two cylinders at same time. Its similar to a distributor cap on older cars. -
Comment 1
replaced coil houising, it fixed the problem -