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2001 astra 1800 missing when engine heats to running

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temperature. Have replaced spark plugs...
2001 astra 1800 missing when engine heats to running temperature. Have replaced spark plugs and coilpack. Still the same.
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Auto Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi Ray,

Does the engine light or the emission light come on when the misfire occurs?

Did you fit the correct spark plugs for the engine AND a GENUINE coil?

I have seen aftermarket coils not fix misfire issues many times on GM Opel and Daewoo.

Gary

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