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Experience:  25 years of experience, Certified Subaru Technician and Nissan factory trained.
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I tested my spark plugs last night and cleaned my number 1

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I tested my spark plugs last night and cleaned my number 1 plug but like an idiot left it off after cleaning put plug back in and not wire, closed my hood and drove to gas station about 1 1/2 both ways, my service engine light obviously came on and I immediately knew why
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: Do you forsee significant damage to my block, or my coils
JA: What year is your Station?
Customer: It's the sc1 97
JA: Are you fixing your Station yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Coupe
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I cleaned all other plugs and removed all other wires,
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Mike V. replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Mike V. replied 4 months ago.

That's a pretty short distance to drive with a misfire and shouldn't cause any engine damage. You might get a catalytic converter code pop up because of the raw fuel in the converter, but it will burn out. If it happens I would clear the code and drive it.
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Expert:  Mike V. replied 4 months ago.

Do you have more questions for me on this?