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

 

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fishing buddy, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Donaldson, AR, March 21, 2012, 13:45
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car has 180000 miles but timeing chain has no slack

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    Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 885-4176
    milesauto March 21, 2012, 14:00
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    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.

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    fishing buddy, March 21, 2012, 17:28
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    replaced coil houising, it fixed the problem

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