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Misfire on cylinder 1 on ford taurus 2000

Has replaced coil ignition and spark and wires.

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Could be a bad fuel injector, bad pcm, or an internal engine issue

Posted on Feb 19, 2012

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SOURCE: Cylinder #1 misfire on a Ford Taurus SHO

do a compression check. if you have a low compreeion reading below 80psi you need to do a head job. question is the iol milky on the dip stick?

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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I may not have the answer but I had a similar problem with my 97 taurus, for me the problem was the Oxygen sensors they needed to be replaced. If you havent done that maybe try it or ask a mechanic if that might be the problem

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SOURCE: 2003 Ford Taurus spark plug diagram

Have a look here.

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Posted on Feb 02, 2009

SOURCE: My 98 ranger is still misfiring on cylinders 2 and

most likely the coil or ignition module

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Probable coil due to age. It is a coil pack unit. Runs about 70.00 from parts store and not hard to change. Another possibility is the fuel injector, it's connector or wiring to it from PCM. Have a mechanic do a compression test on the cylinder to eliminate a mechanical issue i.e. burned or bent valve or piston rings bad.
Good luck!

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My 1996 Taurus when I press the gas pedal when cold it sputters and lacks power. When it warms up it runs great.


Possible causes - Faulty spark plug 5
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector 5
- Faulty ignition coil 5
- Fuel injector 5 harness is open or shorted
- Fuel injector 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Ignition coil 5 harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coil 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Insufficient cylinder 5 compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Intake air leak

The P0305 code means that the cylinder 5 is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks an if no leaks are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs on cylinder 5. If the problem persist more tests needs to be done to diagnose problem, see "Possible Causes



When is the code detected? Engine Cylinder 5 is Misfiring.


When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.



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Misfire on cylinder 1 ford taurus 2000


You will have to change the cylinder piston; the ring around the piston is what causing this to misfire. As you can see, every time you remove that one spark plug, to look as liquid is been spill on it. The ring around the piston is damage and the cylinder is not burning the oil and gas as the spark plug send fire into the cylinder. contact your local mechanic for hands on help.

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I have a cylinder 6 misfire on my 00 cadillac deville. do u think the plugs need to ne replaced?


Usually, if you only have 1 cylinder misfiring, you have either a bad spark plug or bad spark plug wire. If you replace the cylinder 6 spark plug and still have a misfire condition, replace your spark plug wires. If replacing the plug and wires doesn't fix the problem, replace the ignition coil.

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There is a misfire in my engine, changed plugs & wires. now it reads that the fuel leveling sensor is bad, will this help?


If there is a misfire, the cylinder that it is misfiring in will be recorded as a code in the computer.

Have the car scanned to determine which cylinder is bad. Then, replace the coil pack going to that cylinder.

Ignition Coil Pack Removal & Installation 2V Engine To Remove:
  1. Twist the spark plug wires off of the ignition coil towers. Mark the spark plug wire positions so they can be installed in their original positions.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connector from the ignition coil. CAUTION
    When removing the spark plug wires, a slight twisting motion will break the seal and ease removal.
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  3. Remove the mounting screws and remove the ignition coil.
To Install:
  1. Position the ignition coil pack on engine.
  2. Install mounting screws and torque to 53 in-lbs. (6 Nm). coilbolt.gif

  3. Connect ignition coil pack electrical connector.
  4. Match previously marked spark plug wires to ignition coil and install.
4V Engine To Remove:
  1. Remove the RH cowl grille cowlpic.gif
  2. Remove the screws and the water shield
  3. Mark spark plug wire positions
  4. Disconnect the spark plug wires from the ignition coil CAUTION
    When removing the spark plug wires a slight twisting motion will break the seal and ease removal.
  5. Disconnect the ignition coil electrical connector coilconn.gif

  6. Remove the mounting screws and remove the ignition coil
To Install:
  1. Position ignition coil pack. Install mounting screws and torque to 56 in-lbs. (6Nm)
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  2. Connect ignition coil pack electrical connector
  3. Match previously marked spark plug wires to ignition coil and install
  4. Position water shield and install screws
  5. Install RH cowl panel
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Aug 11, 2010 | 2002 Ford Taurus

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According to the obd code i am getting a misfire in the number one cyln and it kind of sputters what is causing it


1. Bad or fouled Spark Plug at #1 Cylinder.
2. Bad or misfiring Wire going from the #1 on the Distributor/Electronic Ignition Coil to the #1 Cylinder.
3. Misfiring at the #1 on the Distributor/Electronic Iginition Coil.

a. Unplug the #1 Wire at the #1 on the Distributor/Electronic Ignition Coil.
b. Using an Auto electrical testing: Probe, wire and ground clip electrical, stick the Probe into the opening at the #1 Distributor/Electronic Ignition Coil. Use the grounding clip - clipped to a portion on the engine.
c. Start the Vehicle and check for rhythmic spark.
d. If there is NOT rhythmic spark, the Distributor/Electronic Ignition Coil needs to be replaced.
e. Turn off the engine.
f. If there is rhythmic spark: Reconnect the #1 Wire at #1 on the Distrubutor/Electronic Igntion Coil.
g. Disconnect the #1 Wire from the #1 Spark Plug.
h. Again using an Auto electrical testing: Probe, wire and ground clip. Insert the Probe into the end of the #1 Wire and clip the ground clip onto the engine.
i. Start the engine again.
j. Again Check for rhythmic spark.
k. If there is NOT rhythmic spark the #1 Wire needs to be replaced. (Replace all Wires as a Set).
l. If there is rhythmic spark then the #1 Wire is fine.
m. Turn off the engine,
n. Remove and Inspect the #1 Spark Plug. Clean if necessary and Regap.
o. Reinstall the Spark Plug and reconnect the #1 Wire.
p. Restart the engine.
q, If the code reappears:
r. Replace all the Spark Plugs.
Let me know if this helped or if you have additional information or questions. Feel free to contact me at FixYa.Com.

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I have a 2000 Ford Taurus and it has been running rough for the last couple of months, but my obdII scanner reads nothing. Just this morning my check engine light came on so I put my scanner back on and it...


my taurus did not do this until i had over 124,000 miles you may have to replace all of the plugs and the wires and the fuel filter give this website a try www.taurusclub.com if all fails stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your car wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

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