Engine Misfire Due to Failed Ignition Coil, Spark Plug, or Ignition Wire on Volkswagen GTI

An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a misfire caused by a failed spark plug wire.

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Average mileage: 120,000 (120,000–120,000)
Engine affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006
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