1999 Chevy Malibu misfire in #1 cylinder

Tiny
TAYLOR43
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  • 1999 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 147,000 MILES
I recently replaced the head gaskets on a 99 chevy malibu engine ran rough pulled codes using scanner came back with a p0301 cylinder#1 misfire I have replace spark plugs and wires any other suggestions
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 6:07 PM

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Are you getting bright blue spark on that cylinder?
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 6:12 PM
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MERLIN2021
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This can be anything from improper lifter installation to a warped head, check compression in the cylinder, it's recommended to soak the lifters for several hours prior to installaltion in oil? Can be a bad valve, vale spring lifter, head or gasket.
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 6:19 PM
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Swap two of the fuel injectors to see if the miss moves. # Injector and what ever it most convenient. Orings were replaced correct?
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 7:39 PM

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