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Truck has 4.3 v6 and is not running on all cyl

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truck has 4.3 v6 and is not running on all cyl . but will run just not well. I have put cap rotor coil and coil wire and new dist. in it what else can it be??????? please HELP!!!
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Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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is the check engine light on or flashing
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes it is and the code is number 5 misfire and coil over voltage
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
what year is the truck and what where the code numbers and what model truck
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
dont know the code numbers but it is a 2000 chevy 1/2 ton 4.3 v6 silverado
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
what coil was the code talking about
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
it just said coil over voltage
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
did you replace the plug wires or just the coil wire
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
just coil wire plug wires r only 1 year old
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
i would check the number 5 wire it may have a broken core or got a torn boot or a burnt spot on it
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
would that make the code for coil over voltage
Chevy Mechanic: cartech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
im not sure what that is without a code number i cant be sure
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