cylider 3 missfire

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cxn0161
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cylider 3 missfire

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hi all
got a 1.2 54 plate polo missfire on cylinder 3 is this the one on the right.

going to change plug an ignition coil fingers crossed its not a valve.
Johntheo1
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Re: cylider 3 missfire

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cxn0161 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:09 pm hi all
got a 1.2 54 plate polo missfire on cylinder 3 is this the one on the right.

going to change plug an ignition coil fingers crossed its not a valve.
Swap coils, that will soon tell you something.
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Re: cylider 3 missfire

Post by RUM4MO »

Cylinder 1 is the cylinder nearest the RHS of the car, cylinder 3 is the one nearest the gearbox/LHSS of the car.

When were the plugs last out or replaced, failing plugs can force a COP (Coil On Plug) to go faulty before its time!
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Re: cylider 3 missfire

Post by CarbonChaos »

My money is on lack of compression :?
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