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Old 28 Mar 2015, 10:00 pm
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Change spark plugs on my 2004 to stop the misfire - it worked! and then it started to have a slight misfire but it was still not bad, going down the free way the engine lost power and engine light started to flash..help
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Old 28 Mar 2015, 10:03 pm
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Get the trouble codes and post them here
How to retrieve fault codes.
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Old 28 Mar 2015, 10:33 pm
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Did you replace the spark plug wires at the same time you replaced the spark plugs?

Did you check the gap on the new spark plugs before installing them?

Did you take the intake manifold off to replace the spark plugs? If so did you replace the intake manifold gaskets before putting the intake manifold back on?
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Old 28 Mar 2015, 10:36 pm
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Yes I removed the manifold, but didn't replace the manifold gaskets they looked good, don't have a code checker to get the codes.
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Old 28 Mar 2015, 10:37 pm
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yes, replaced the wires
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Old 28 Mar 2015, 11:19 pm
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I would recommend to go ahead temporarily to get the engine trouble codes using the key as QuickSilverDon had posted in the 2nd post but to immediately go out and buy yourself a OBDII Scan Tool. I got my Scan Tool from Harbor Freight on sale. You will need to reset the engine trouble codes after you fix the problem.

Let us know what the engine trouble codes are and we can help you narrow down what the problem might be.
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Old 29 Mar 2015, 09:42 am
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I know what I did wrong just hope I didn't destroy my cylinder heads
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Old 29 Mar 2015, 01:04 pm
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What did you do wrong?.
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Old 29 Mar 2015, 01:16 pm
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I was thinking of my brother who compared the old spark plugs he took out of his engine with the new ones he was going to replace it with and found out the spark plugs were different. He was shocked to find the spark plugs did not have the right part numbers on it from the manufacture. He still has them on display in his office.
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Old 29 Mar 2015, 01:33 pm
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Didn't torque
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