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Old 02-09-2012, 01:48 PM
g11nslinger g11nslinger is offline
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just over 200k on the clock 5.9 gas random miss at idle throwing code and a slight ticking sound at idle towards the bottom back of the engine runs good other than that and crapy mileage no mods at all bone stock ok so the parts that r replaced are crank sensor distrbuter wires cap roter plugs any other ideas ???? on what is making this thing have a solid miss at idle but no problems that u can feel just off idle and the weird noise from under the truck goes away wright off idle as well i need help
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Slight tick and a cylinder misfire sure sounds like either a loose/bad/burnt/dirty/oily plug wire, with the associated spark "snap" noise. clean the wires in the affected area, one at a time, to keep from mis-reinstalling them. liberal use of wd-40 on a rag, slip the wire thru the rag, gently squeezing the rag around the wire generally cleans 'em up nicely, and wd on plug wires is always a good idea, keeps insulation good, in my experience. Good Luck!!
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