Why isn't one of my pistons not working

Asked by Torrez915 Jan 08, 2017 at 05:36 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Extended Cab RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It smells like raw gass and it has a misfire

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If a piston was not working I doubt the engine would even run. You should get the vehicle scanned for codes, I'll just give you the information on what you are going to need to check...Possible causes - Faulty spark plug 1 - Clogged or faulty fuel injector 1 - Faulty ignition coil 1 - Fuel injector 1 harness is open or shorted - Fuel injector 1 circuit poor electrical connection - Ignition coil 1 harness is open or shorted - Ignition coil 1 circuit poor electrical connection - Insufficient cylinder 1 compression - Incorrect fuel pressure - Intake air leak.

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