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QG18 1.8L Engine Engine Discussion: 2000+ Sentra XE, GXE, & 1.8

 
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#1 Old Sep 14th, 2007, 12:46 AM
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Question sentra spark plug gap

I changed the plugs in my wife's sentra(they had about 40,000 on them).About a month or so after that it started missing when you first start it with the engine cooled down;really bad first thing of a morning.I took it and had the codes checked and they told me it was a misfire on the #2 cylinder.So I took that plug out and checked the gap and it had went from .44 to .40.There is no sign of the plug making contact with anything.If anyone can help I sure would appreciate it.Thanks
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#2 Old Dec 31st, 2007, 10:32 AM
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Is your wire firing to the cylinder? Might want to check that out.
#3 Old Dec 31st, 2007, 10:36 AM
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the gap would not cause a misfire. the plug wire was probably damaged when it was removed. replace the set and you should be fine.
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#4 Old Dec 31st, 2007, 10:41 AM
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Guys I wish I could check the wires but it doesn't have plug wires.It has individual coil packs for each plug.Thanks anyway
#5 Old Feb 2nd, 2008, 07:41 PM
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can you still check foe dammage ?
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