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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: UK Car
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
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Multiple random misfires detected, Rough running at idle

Customer Question

Multiple random misfires detected
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it a steady misfire? Or random?
Customer: Rough running at idle slow to accelerate lacking power
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2003 Jaguar S Type 4.2 non supercharged 120000 miles
JA: Are you fixing your F-Type yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Check for vacuum leaks check fuel pressure checked coils checked fuel injectors and replace plugs
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Coils made no difference and the fuel injectors I've only checked in with a stethoscope to make sure they're functioning I do not know if they are clogged or not
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are quite a few things that can cause misfiring and you've covered much of the basics. Valvetrain/cylinder sealing issues, an exhaust restriction and fuel quality are less likely causes but definite possibilities if you've ruled out ignition components.

What P codes are setting currently?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You're about three days too late I submitted this question early on Sunday. The owner of the car has given up jump to the car and we no longer need a reply. Just wondering why it took 4 days to get a reply?
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

I apologize noone else felt comfortable helping.