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Cylinder 5 has a miss. changed plugs and coil. JA: Sometimes

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cylinder 5 has a miss. changed plugs and coil.
JA: Sometimes changing spark plugs can be a challenge -- more than a few things to consider. Fortunately, the mechanics we work with have tons of experience dealing with them. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: does the 2004 grand am have individual fuel injectors?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** you have the V6 or 4 cylinder engine? Thanks.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.
Considering plugs/wire/coil have already been replaced this most likely means you have a bad injector. You would want to start by swapping injector with another cylinder, if misfire follows injector then you know that is the problem. This is about a $250 job to have injector replaced at a shop. Let me know if you have more questions or would like instructions to do it yourself. Thanks.

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