View Full Version : misfiring, CEL.

12-14-2007, 09:39 PM
alright, i just put in new spark plugs about 4000 miles ago. i was chipped about 2000 miles ago. today, my car started misfiring and the CEL light came on. i limped it a block to work and let it sit for about 4 or 5 hours. 5 hours later, i got back in the car and drove it home (about 2 miles). the car felt fine, though the check engine light is still on. i didn't drive it hard, but it felt like it normally does. any ideas. i figure it might be spark plugs, coils or ignition control system. but im wondering if i should even bother with spark plugs since i replaced them so recently.

12-14-2007, 10:32 PM
get a vag com from autozone, scan the codes (write them down), and clear the codes and see if they come back.

12-15-2007, 09:40 AM
these posts are starting to really piss me off

12-15-2007, 04:08 PM
Ya before you even posted you should have the code scanned. In my case I scanned it when the same symptoms happened and it was my MAF (common problem, easy fix).