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What causes engine to miss when accelerating only?

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What causes engine to miss when accelerating only?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 years ago.
A miss under acceleration is caused by an ignition system problem. Normally it is bad spark plug wires that are the cause. It is a normal condition for RPM to be limited to 4000 when in park, there is a rev limiter built into the computer.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
The new wires took care of my problem. Thanks!
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 years ago.
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