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Code says misfire in cylinder 1

Mercury shakes when ac turned, code says misfire cylinder 1, 1000 rev . change spark plugs and wires. also fuel filter. still does same thing

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Generally when you have a misfire it is because of 2 reason... no spark or no fuel. even if an injector was not working as it should chance are it would still fire on that cylinder. however if you have no spark then it will not fire period. yes checking the injector is an obvious thing to do ,but checking the coil pack should be done as well. now if you have a distributor you should check the rotor and the cap to make sure that there is good contact at all points. you should also check the harness plug to the injector and to see if there is violtage to the injector. now if there is no problems with the above mentioned items then it's an ecm problem and a full diagnostic scan should be done. please rate this thanks

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You need to test for proper operation of the fuel injector, check for intake manifold vacuum leaks, and last check for possible low cylinder compression.

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The old give me money for nothing statement from a mechanic instead of knowing how to fix it.
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My car is cutting off every time im going under 1000rpm. mercury sable 2002. codes were p0301 p0302 and p0316 until i changed crank sensor and spark plugs now it says p0316 p0305 p0306.. whats going on?...


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P0305 is misfire in cylinder #5.
P0306 is misfire in cylinder#6.
P0316 is misfire on start up.
Have the plugs on those 2 cylinders, and the 2 fuel injectors checked, also check for spark from the coil on those 2 plug wires.

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PO 106 is MAP/BARO CKT Range / Perf
PO 316 is Misfire detected 1st 1000 Revs.

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You have PO 106 and PO 053 that need to be inquired about at nearest AutoZone.
They can give you an idea as to what is the problem on these.

Did a MAP sensor **** out and cause all the misfires ?
Did a misfire cause the MAP sensor error?
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Missing,viborating


Misfire could be a number of things:
a) spark plugs - change them if used over 15K miles - inspect/regap.
b) spark plug wires - change them if over 15K miles - inspect
c) ECM (electronic control module) - test with HEI (high energy ignition) tester.

The vibrating tells me that the engine is running on less than its normal compliment of cylinders - the shaking is produced by the imbalance caused in the engine by one (or more) cylinder(s)
not firing at all.

The "Check Engine" light probably is coming on due the the misfire condition. Go to Pep Boys or
Advance Auto Pats, where they'll tell you (free) your codes causing the "Check Engine' light to be
lit - the code coming from your truck's computer will probably be one or more of:
P0300 - Random/Multiple Cylinder misfire detected
P0301 - Cylinder 1 misfire detected
P0302 - Cylinder 2 misfire detected
P0303 - Cylinder 3 misfire detected
P0304 - Cylinder 4 misfire detected
P0305 - Cylinder 5 misfire detected
P0306 - Cylinder 6 misfire detected
P0307 - Cylinder 7 misfire detected
P0308 - Cylinder 8 misfire detected
P0313 - Misfire detected with low fuel

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Vehicle missing,shaking,engine light comes on


Misfire could be a number of things:
a) spark plugs - change them if used over 15K miles - inspect/regap.
b) spark plug wires - change them if over 15K miles - inspect
c) ECM (electronic control module) - test with HEI (high energy ignition) tester.

The shaking tells me that the engine is running on less than its normal compliment of cylinders - the shaking is produced by the imbalance caused in the engine by one (or more) cylinder(s)
not firing at all.

The "Check Engine" light probably is coming on due the the misfire condition. Go to Pep Boys or
Advance Auto Pats, where they'll tell you (free) your codes causing the "Check Engine' light to be
lit - the code coming from your truck's computer will probably be one or more of:
P0300 - Random/Multiple Cylinder misfire detected
P0301 - Cylinder 1 misfire detected
P0302 - Cylinder 2 misfire detected
P0303 - Cylinder 3 misfire detected
P0304 - Cylinder 4 misfire detected
P0305 - Cylinder 5 misfire detected
P0306 - Cylinder 6 misfire detected
P0307 - Cylinder 7 misfire detected
P0308 - Cylinder 8 misfire detected
P0313 - Misfire detected with low fuel

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P0316 = misfire detected during startup-first 1000 revolutions.
P0128 = coolant thermostat (coolant temperature below thermostat regulating temperature)
P1000 = On board diagnostic readiness test not complete.
P2106 = Throttle actuator control (TAC) system----forced limited power mode.

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CODES-PO301-PO303-PO316- CHANGED PLUGS & WIRES. STILL MISS ON START UP, GOES AWAY MOST OF THE TIME ABOVE 1000 R.P.M


P0301 - Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected.

Causes:
- Improper spark plug at cylinder #1
- Insufficient compression at cylinder #1
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- The injector circuit is open or shorted at cylinder #1
- Fuel injector #1 may be faulty
- Intake air leak

Solutions:
- Perform Injector Service
- Replaced Spark Plug #1
- Replaced Injector #1
- Replaced Ignition Coil #1

P0303 - Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected.
Follow info from P0301.

P0316 - Misfire Occurred In The First 1,000 Engine Revolutions.

Causes:
- Damaged CKP sensor.
- Ignition System.
- Fuel Injectors
- Running out of fuel
- Fuel Quality
- Base engine
- Damaged Powertrain Control Module

Solutions:
Usually the P0316 is combine with a P03XX codes. The P03XX code indicates in which cylinder the misfire occurred.

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P0316---- Cylinder misfire at start up---- first 100 revolutions.
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