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Misfires. I have a 1998 Camry 2.2 with 200K miles. The

I have a 1998 Camry 2.2 with 200K miles. The engine started to miss slightley at low speeds and seemed to run ok at higher speeds ie 40 to 50 mph etc. Within a day the miss got worse and there was a loss of power unitll I got it up to about 25 mph. Even at 25 mph and higher it was not running good. I took the car to Autozone and they checked it and it had 5 error codes. Code 1-misfire. Code 2- no. 1 misfire. Code 3- no. 2 misfire. Code 4-no. 3 misfire. Code 5- no. 4 misfire. The check engine light flashes. Wiring was replaced a year ago, plugs replaced 6 months ago and timing belt about 4 months ago. Any help to narrow this down to a component or 2? Thanks, Joe

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    Marvin May 22, 2010

    go to the attached web link and read about how to diagnose a misfrie.http://www.aa1car.com/library/misfire.ht...

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I sometime the coil overheats and cracks open the dist up and look at the coil what happen they get hot crack then mosture get
in coil and miss fire sometimes when you turn or on a hill get worst
or raining easy to check sometime the crack
oops like it belongs there in the middle and straight please check
and let me know thank you

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Hi, my first recommendation would be to take the plugs out and visually inspect each one and check to make sure they are properly gapped, if they look fouled at all i would replace them without hesitation. try throwing a set of NGK plugs in the car to fix the misfires. other than that you may want to look at the wires. good luck joe

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