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1995 Toyota Corolla Question: Would the incorrect valve clearance on an engine cause a misfire or eratic idle



, Woodside, NY, June 12, 2013, 02:42

The mechanic says it is a valve mis on the 1st and 3rd cylinders, would i need to replace valves and recondition the cylinder head

2e 1300 4 cylinder engine

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    June 12, 2013, 08:45

    What are the compression readings for all 4 cylinders? Ask mechanic, then tell us! Are you SURE about that engine size???

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    Greg's Orange Auto (15380 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper June 12, 2013, 09:11

    yes if valves are tight it will cause misfires. as indicated have compression test done

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