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Old 07-30-2002, 01:11 AM
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Mine went out in the middle of a road trip, and I drove it a couple hundred miles with a broken wire as you described -- same cylinder too, as I recall. Along with a wad of electrical tape.

I also drove it about 30 miles with the spark arcing onto the engine block from the wire until I could get to some electrical tape.

I don't see it as a big deal especially if it's not misfiring.

BTW, I had to buy the whole wire set, $150 or so (Bosch). But probably worth it since the others are likely on their last legs.
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1995 E320
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