Misfires Archives - Import Car
VIDEO: Could Your Sockets Cause Spark Plug Misfires?

This Maintenance Minute discusses the importance of keeping spark plug sockets clean. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Stop Chasing Codes With Components

When it comes to misfire codes, it might be tempting to replace or swap parts like ignition coils and engine sensors to get rid of a code. But, you might actually cause new problems instead of curing the original problem. Andrew Markel covers why finding the root cause of a code is more productive than chasing problems with replacement parts. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Misfires On Vehicles With Cartridge Oil Filters

Andrew Markel goes over misfire conditions that can occur after an oil change on a vehicle with a cartridge oil filter. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Misfire Monitoring In Combustion Engines

Any time you’re dealing with a combustion engine, there’s a chance it will develop a misfire. A better understanding of how computer systems analyze a misfire can make your job that much easier as the technician who’s diagnosing the problem.

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Intermittent Engine Misfire Analysis

Even for an experienced diagnostic technician, ­attempting to diagnose an intermittent misfire ­condition that occurs only under specific driving conditions can be a frustrating exercise. Let’s begin by getting the basics out of the way. As we know, the general causes of a misfire fall under the ­general headings of 1.) ignition, 2.) fuel density,