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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 2dr Coupe

1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe LS, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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January 2, 2013, 3:12 pm

Taylor B
 

Question: misfire surge lunge

Car, 2002 Chevy Monte Carlo SS 6cyl 100,000miles

Symptom, loss of horse power, surge or lunge forward when accelerating (misfire?)

History Jan 2 2012, changed oil and filter, spark plugs and wires

Maintenance, regularly change all filters and fluids, recently had the m.a.f cleaned and changed air filter

Today I had the oil and filter changed also the spark plugs and wires changed.
Yet the problem was not solved. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks!


January 9, 2013, 7:45 pm

Elizabeth K
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Here is an article with some information on the causes of a misfire. Did you scan for diagnostic codes?


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