I HAVE A NUMBER ONE PISTON MISFIRE. IS IT POSSIBLE TO DRIVE THE CAR ABOUT 60 MILES.

2003 Volkswagen Jetta

Tiny

jwboatright

March, 4, 2012 AT 10:09 PM

I have had a diagnostics test and I came back "number one piston misfire". Am I able to still drive the car for approx. 60 miles?

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Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

March, 4, 2012 AT 10:47 PM

You can try, but it won't run very good. It may also overheat. If it is a dead miss, too much fuel may get into the exhaust system and damage the catalytic converter. If it was mine, I wouldn't try it.

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