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Old 11 Feb 2013, 11:42 am
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My car is throwing a random missfire code can anybody give me an estimate to how much this would cost to fix
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Old 11 Feb 2013, 12:04 pm
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can you change plugs and wires yourself? it only took 15-20 minutes for me. i'd change the plugs/wires and inspect the air filter first and foremost. i think the wires might be your problem.

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Old 11 Feb 2013, 07:56 pm
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It only happens really wen my car sits and it is cold.somtimes il be at a red light and il go and it will sputter \die in the intersection so not really safe but yes i can change plugs nd will figure out the wires i really dont have the money to fix so any little advice would help
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Old 12 Feb 2013, 06:04 am
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You want help?
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Get Crane wires - they're the best - 2005 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER Crane FireWire Spark Plug Wires 255-4040 -

gap plugs at 0.040.
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Old 15 Feb 2013, 07:17 pm
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Hey guys thanks i cleaned out the throttlebody it was dark with carbon build up im gonna buy plugs nd wired tomorrow nd do it the weekend hopfully it solved my prob
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