miss in engine

Asked by Mar 20, 2012 at 03:18 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i am wondering  i have a miss in engine when car is damp in morning could it be the spark plugs they have 80000miles on them or could it be the wires when car warms up runs ok

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The best way to check wires is to get your car in a very dark garage and have a trouble light or flashlight available. Get a good look under the hood with car running and lights off and look for arcing. You should be able to see sparks if wires are leaking and you might even be able to hear the snap.

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