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Chevrolet S10 Oil-soaked spark plug wire rubber boots can cause misfire or rough idle

Chevrolet S10 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

Engines Affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 4.3L V6

Average Mileage: 135,291 mi (110,000 mi - 160,583 mi)


The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.

  • Visitor, , 4.3L V6, 160,583 mi

    I had a heater pluged into cigg lighter, and I smelled and seen smoke comeing from dash.I ripped out cigg lighter socket with wires and then my truck died.when I stsrted it back up it ran so bad it would not stay running and it back fires what could I do to fix please help im getting no where and its cold

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  • martinedwards, , 4.3L V6, 110,000 mi

    after soaking engine compartment with brake fluid (I forgot to put the cover back on when bleeding the brake line, and it sprayed all over) the truck ran rough and even stopped.

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