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#3 cylinder miss in a 1997 subaru outback 2.5 liter coil pack, wires are good. #3 plug can be heard firing through the exaust at idle. timing? lifter shims? sloppy timing belt?

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Do a cylinder compression test.

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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