Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by leaky spark plug boots. When a spark plug boot leaks, it allows the spark to arc, or jump, to the cylinder head. New spark plug wires will be needed.
Average mileage: 114,918 (75,000–170,000)
Engines affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder
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