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What is an Engine Misfire?

What is an Engine Misfire?

  When your engine misfires, you'll hear a pop or squeezing sound coming from the engine. These noises are usually accompanied by a strange smell that fills the car's interior. Although engine misfires sound scary, they don't necessarily mean your car will refuse to start. If your engine behaves like this, it must be checked as soon as possible because it can develop into something more serious, costing you much more money. What is an Engine Misfire? Your engine depends on fire/ spark, oxygen and fuel to generate power and create momentum. Each time you turn on your ignition, your engine starts burning small amounts of fuel in a controlled environment, generating power for numerous systems in the car. A misfire happens when the spark fuel or oxygen is missing or is improperly delivered during combustion. Why Does the Engine Misfire? A variety of reasons, including the following, can cause an engine to misfire; A worn-out coil Worn-out ignition wire Worn-out spar ... read more

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