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    Well earlier this afternoon I was setting off from Antrim after visiting farley2708 to meet his new beautiful baby girl Raisa. Car was a bit jumpy and under power and then I noticed the engine warning light on. So I pulled over as I had my laptop with me, plugged it in and got Fault code P0304-01 'Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected'. Well I thought just ******* great. New coilpack needed. But just to ask the experts on here, could I get away with trying new Plugs?
    Any advice would be great.

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    Nothing ventured, nothing gained. If it was me, I'd be doing the cheaper thing first!

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    its more than likely to be the coils but if your due a plug change start with them..
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
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    sounds like a new coilpack

    keep us updated

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    Well I headed of the Norman McMullan just outside Strabane to get a used coil pack. Glad I brought the laptop with me, I fitted the replacment coil pack there, started the car up and it still flet sluggy. Ran diagnostics and the fault was showing as cylinder 1 misfire. So took it off and brought it pack into them and they changed it for me. Would off being a different story if I took it home and did it to then try and take it back. Another coilpack in and running sweet again now. £30 for it, but I'll buy a new one when I have the funds.
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    good result....
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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra ste View Post
    sounds like a new coilpack

    keep us updated
    im getting good at this

    im glad you have sorted it out now

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    Me too ste, just wanted someone to tell me too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Niall83 View Post
    Me too ste, just wanted someone to tell me too.
    what mileage has your car done?

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