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Old 12-04-2012, 03:16 PM   #5
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Ok, if your car does indeed have spark plug wires, tell that 'guy' that you don't have coilpacks.

Next question..does your engine have a mechanical distributor (round), or a module (square or rectangular) ?

Another source of a misfire could be from a bad connection at the fuel injector for that cylinder, or a malfunctioning / leaking injector.

I once had an Oldsmobile that stumbled & occasionally backfired on startup because one of the fuel injectors leaked into the intake manifold when the car was shut off.
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