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Experience:  16 Yrs Chrysler/Dodge Technician. ASE Master Certified(L-1)
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I have a 1998 dodge stratus 2.4L the other day i was driving

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i have a 1998 dodge stratus 2.4L the other day i was driving it to work i was climbing a hill so i stepped on the gas a little more to keep up speed when i did it started to chug a bit then the check engine light came on and started blinking on and off
real fast the guy behind me said my lights went dim and came back on i took to auto zone they said #4 cylinder was misfiring should change plugs and wires did that and it is still doing the same thing running rough
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

Whats the compression of #4 cylinder? Does it have spark and fuel?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i dont know what the compression of #4 cylinder is not a mechanic i can drive it just chugs
Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

This is the next step to determine your issues..

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i am strapped for cash cant even afford any more of this
Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

If it's still misfiring on #4 you will need to make sure the base engine is ok by checking the compression. Was the plug wet?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

A wet plug means it either is low on compression or no spark...

Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the positive rating