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Engine misses and kicks back like it it jump time can it be the coil houising

(2001 Oldsmobile Alero)
in Donaldson, AR on March 21, 2012
car has 180000 miles but timeing chain has no slack
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of Miles Auto Services on March 21, 2012
If your car has the 2.4 liter engine the coil cover can cause your problem. It could develop a hair line crack and cause a ignition missfire or cross fire two cylinders at same time. Its similar to a distributor cap on older cars.
on March 21, 2012
replaced coil houising, it fixed the problem
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