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2002 pontiac bonneville ssei: cylinder..fuel injector..lifter

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i havea 2002 pontiac bonneville ssei i'm geting a ticking noise i got acode 0306 amiss fire 6 cylinder ichange wireers and plugs still there plug was not fould it looked alittle browner than the others. fuel injector or colapsed lifter dont know any help.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Joe replied 8 years ago.
HelloCustomer Does the ticking sound heavy like a lifter, and can you feel the engine missing?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
its more of a lite tick
Expert:  Joe replied 8 years ago.
Well if it is just a light tick, it probably isn't a lifter problem. Assuming you have spark and injector pulse at that cylinder, what you need to do next is check the compression in that cylinder and compare it to another cylinder to verify there is enough compression. Also take an ohm reading on the fuel injector and compare it with a different injector.
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