NUMBER 4 MISFIRE

  • Tiny
  • Mllane
  • 1999 CHEVROLET TAHOE
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 200,000 MILES

1999 Chevy Tahoe V8 4x4 with tow package 4door. Misfire on number 4 piston. Changed plugs, plug wires, dist cap and roter button. Runs rough at idle but good at highway speeds.

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 8:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Rasmataz
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Check the compression and injector for no.4 cylinder

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 9:03 PM
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  • Mllane
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What should the compression be.

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 9:12 PM
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  • Rasmataz
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Should be around 140-160 psi

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 9:14 PM
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  • Mllane
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Ok I have 148 psi

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 9:15 PM
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  • Rivermikerat
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Did you find out anything about how the injector was operating? It sounds like it isn't properly atomizing the fuel.

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Thursday, July 21st, 2011 AT 7:48 PM

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