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Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired #259945 Aug 25, 11:07pm Aug 25, 11:07pm
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Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired
I have a big problem.. my engine is really messed up...i brought it to my toyota dealer and they diagnost it and they said that cyclinder 3 has no compreshion and it was misfired or some shit like that..to repair it, it cost around 2000-3000$ just for that 3rd cyclinder...i think thats way too much..should i replace all 4 cyclinder or rebuilt the whole block or any thing i should do? its a gts engine

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: JoyrideGTS] #259946 Aug 25, 11:20pm Aug 25, 11:20pm
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I wouldnt accept answers like "it misfired or some shit". Id find out EXACTLY what they're tellin you. Misfiring like that shouldnt cause 3000$ in engine damage.


Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: biotoxzen] #259947 Aug 25, 11:22pm Aug 25, 11:22pm
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your not under warrenty?? confused

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: RookieGTS] #259948 Aug 26, 3:56am Aug 26, 3:56am
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The misfire was the symptom to a screwed piston. Buy a used motor & drop it in. It will cost you about $2000 plus your own labour.

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #259949 Aug 26, 5:33am Aug 26, 5:33am
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Just buy an used engine.. it will end up a lot cheaper..
try www.car-part.com good luck

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: MNP] #259950 Aug 26, 6:26am Aug 26, 6:26am
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atk-engines.com they will get you a GTS engine for under 3,000.

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: AZZKIKR] #259951 Aug 26, 9:21am Aug 26, 9:21am
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DOOOOOOOOOD grin

I have a 2003 motor for sale..for under 3 G's...with very very very low mileage on it...and guaranteed that this motor was never abused or raced...

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: Arch] #259952 Aug 26, 1:05pm Aug 26, 1:05pm
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2003 motor? under 3 g? GT or GTS?

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: JoyrideGTS] #259953 Aug 26, 2:35pm Aug 26, 2:35pm
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Before you go to extremes, make sure that the spark plug in cylinder 3 is functioning correctly.

I had the same thing happen in my old car, and I took it in to have it serviced.

They told me that one of my cylinders wasn't firing, and that the piston could have snapped off inside of the cylinder.


I went home, and found out that the spark plug was cracked.



But yeah, if they did do diagnostics, then they would have already checked the plugs, and then your engine is most likely done for.

But the shop I took it to was a shitty hole in the ground, and they didn't bother to do proper diagnostics.


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Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: slidr] #259954 Aug 26, 3:51pm Aug 26, 3:51pm
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that is way too much for a cylinder misfire eek


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Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: JSPITZ] #259955 Aug 26, 9:23pm Aug 26, 9:23pm
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yeah don't get your panty hose in a bunch

you probably just have a burnt out ignition coil
i had the same problem, take it to the dealer...another one

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: Double_Ohh_GTS] #259956 Aug 27, 12:47am Aug 27, 12:47am
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I did checked my sparked plug and they were burnt out and i replace them all and its still the same

Re: Engine F*cked...Cylinder 3 Misfired [Re: JoyrideGTS] #259957 Aug 31, 5:03am Aug 31, 5:03am
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https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1870072881_0_collapsed_5_93_1.html#1870072881

Somebody on this forum is selling his engine for like $1500. It's a good price... you may want to think about.

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