having trouble-no 1 cyl. badly oil fouled

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Asked by Mar 13, 2008 at 03:49 PM about the 1988 Toyota MR2

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

could you tell me the possible cause?   help   it get great gas milage!

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Is the oil on the plug? It could be Valve seals, piston rings and I have seen (a few times) the leaking valve cover gasket leaks and it gets in to the cylinder. Or it is a possibilty that the spark plug is not firing, check the coil, cap, wires. If they are bad, the plug will not fire.

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new cap button wires and plugs, still foules no. 1 coud it be a leaking valve cover gasget, and is it hard to do your self? and how do you check the coil if you dont mind?

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