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Experience:  Diagnostic technician
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I have a fault code that says misfire on banks 1&3 does this

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I have a fault code that says misfire on banks 1&3 does this mean that I need new Spark Plugs?
JA: Have you seen the misfire code before? Has the car been stalling?
Customer: No and the car is not stalling however the revolutions will not go above 4000 RPM's
JA: What year is your 4000?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you fixing your 4000 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I am having a back yard Mechanic do the work
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: How long can I run the car before doing any damage to it with this fault code?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Kevin replied 11 months ago.

Hi im kevin the code points to a missfire so if plugs havent been changed in a while this is deffinatly the first place to start.with regards ***** ***** you dhouldnt drive too far if you have a missfire as it cancause other issues