HI there! This should be checked as soon as possible.Especially if the condition is getting worse. I do not recommend driving the car. If it is a misfire, then raw fuel is entering the catalytic converters and can cause damage to these resulting in a higher bill. The car could also stop running all together and leaver her stranded. At the very least it should be checked over by a qualified tech in the area.
Thanks! Can she get it fixed fairly easily at a Canadian Tire? If she did drive it home, would it be a safety risk on the 401? Could the engine fail and cause an accident?
She should be able to get it repaired at a facility like Canadian tire. As far as the safety risk, it is possible it could just shut down on her and that may cause an accident.
Do you know how long it would take to fix? She's on a deadline and needs to be back in Toronto today. thanks!
Well, if it is plugs or a coil it should be a fairly quick repair. Couple of hours tops
OK, thanks for your help. She's going to try and find somewhere to get it look at - hopefully she can find something open on a long weekend!
I hope so to! You are very welcome!