Report: Oil in Spark Plug Tubes May Cause Misfire
Isuzu Rodeo Problem
Engine Affected: 3.2L V6
Average Mileage: 162,289 mi (123,000 mi - 199,688 mi)
On the V-6 engine, oil in the spark plug tubes can cause a misfire. Resealing the tubes as part of replacement of the valve cover gasket and replacing the spark plug wires will commonly repair this issue. On newer models the misfire can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
started skipping, then check engine light came on. Had advance auto run computer on it and the reading said it was a misfire in the cylinder 6
Visitor, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, 3.2L V6, 186,471 mi
oil in spark plugs
Visitor, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, 3.2L V6, 123,000 mi
Oil leaked into spark plug holes and shorted out the coil wires and cause a misfire in the right bank. This also caused the cat's to go bad and the 02 sensors had to be replaced!