Cylinder 1 Misfire at Idle


Asked by Mel1818 Aug 09, 2012 at 07:41 AM about the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cylinder 1 is misfiring at idle.Have changed plug,coil and injector.This problen showed up after head removal and replacement.

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Check the compression on that cylinder. If it's low, Could be a defective head gasket. Also, when you remove the spark plug, check it for wetness from coolant. Another sign of a defective head gasket. HTH. -Jim

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Jerome Baldwin
115 link to website, gives you a few ideas to wut may be the cause, or perhaps jus take to a mechanic if you don't find any issues related.

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I know its been a while, but i am having the same problem did u ever find an answer? thanks

Jean Smit

i had that problem with my 2007 at 75,000 miles on the 4th cylinder take it to a gm dealer ship they will probably replace the engine mine was still under 100,000 miles and it was replaced at free of charge otherwise it would have be 5 grand. we had changed plugs and coils etc and it had had like 65,000 misfires and there was some thing wrong with the engine from manufacturing

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