Finally after a month of trying to figure out what was wrong the check engine light came on. The code was po301 meaning a misfire in cylinder 1 The code reader mentioned it could be spark plugs, wires, ignition coil or a vacuum leak.
Actually exactly what you told me to change. I am a full time nurse and student so I do not have a lot of time or money:(
What my question is, can I drive it this way for a few days or possibly a week? It is Monday and I can get off Saturday. I drive approximately 10- 15 miles a day, city driving.
I just don’t want to blow up or make matters a whole lot worse. Thank you sooo much for all your help. Your online advice was better than three separate mechanics.
It should not cause any damage to drive it a few days…or so until you get your money together. If you just want the bare bones, I would replace the spark plugs and the spark plug wires.
If you REALLY want bare bones, have your mechanic replace that ONE spark plug and plug wire for the #1 cylinder
Austin – thanks for your comments BTW