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Old 05-01-2014, 09:37 AM   #1
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safe to drive with #7 out

hi i blew a spark plug yesterday and i cant seem to figure out how to fix it so im prob just gonna drive it to my mechanic now the mechanic is like 30 miles from here would it be safe to drive the car that far with cylinder #7 out? can i just unplug the fuel injector?
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I feel like it would run like **** and probably bad of your engine. I'm sure someone who knows 100% will chime in though. Good luck and let us know how much it costs to fix it. In case it happens to one of us
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30 miles is a pretty long distance to drive. Yes, you could unplug the injector but the cylinders receive lubrication from the fuel so you will be running that cylinder"dry".
It's up to you.
Start asking around to your family and friends, who has a AAA card that they can use to have your car towed.
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It'd be much better to get it towed if possible.
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I drove 18 miles with the injector unplugged. Builder said it wouldn't mess it up really if I took it easy.
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Old 05-02-2014, 08:23 AM   #7
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I drove 18 miles with the injector unplugged. Builder said it wouldn't mess it up really if I took it easy.
how did you fix it?
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how did you fix it?

Sleeved the cylinder, new plug, new cop.
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Get it towed
+1 get it towed. Happen to me a year ago.Try to limp home, cracked piston.The cost will run from $200- $350. depending on the labor cost in your area.A lot cheaper if you can do labor yourself. Good luck
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