what is the most common cause for random misfire in 2000 Mitsubishi Montero sport LS

Asked by Dec 28, 2013 at 04:59 AM about the 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a definite miss at idle but it seems to
be somewhat clear up as you accelerate the
code came up random misfire what could
be the most common cause

2 Answers


Misfire can be caused by a faulty spark plug, or coil. In extreme cases, the piston/valve can be the issue. What is your code? P0300? Sometimes you get P0301, P0302, etc, the last number is the number of the cylinder that is tripping the code.

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