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1997 mitsubishi diamante: faster..dead stop..code comes..start looking

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I have a 1997 Mitsubishi diamontie,If I excellerate slow the car is fine, if I take off faster from a dead stop the car misfires. A code comes up that says mulipule misfires. Where should I start looking? The engine is a 3.5L
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Hi,how are you?Have you done anything to the vehicle yet?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No, I have not because im not sure where to start.
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Ok,with a multiple misfire,what you need to do is have a full tune up done,plugs wires,and ignition coil,this will cure your issue.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Hi Mike,

A year ago I did a new timing belt including new balances, water pump and tensioner.

I also replaced the plugs, new wires ect. The only thing that was not replaced were the coils, so should I still do a complete tune-up?

Thanks agan

Jeff

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Ok,in that case,do not replace the plugs and wires,but do replace the coils.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Hi Mike, are you sure that the problem are the coils because the coil is part fo the distrubitor and a new one is around $900.00 to replace the distrubitor.

 

Thanks

Jeff

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

MIke, this $900.00 is just for the distrubitor for me to buy.

Jeff

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 7 years ago.
Hi,from your description,yes it sounds like the coil,as far as me being a 100% sure,that is hard to do with out being with the car.You should be able to have the coil\distributer tested at a local shop to verify.Also check with everdrive.com on the part,you might find it cheaper here,thank you.
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