Question about 2001 Ford Escape
Engine is transverse mounted and need to know cylinder locations in order to troubleshoot occasional misfire code. 2001 Ford Escape 6 cylinder
Here's the scoop. There is a TSB that addresses this issue.
First, replace the spark plugs.
Next, replace all 6 COPS, coil on plug. You have to because they feed back into the PCM, Powertrain Control Module and blow the drivers. Then you need to replace the PCM.
This was for 2004-06, but it might apply to yours if it's a 3.0L.
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Misfire DTC codes identify which cylinder is misfiring.
Misfire Detection Monitor The Misfire Detection Monitor is an on-board strategy designed to monitor engine misfire and identify the specific cylinder in which the misfire has occurred. Misfire is defined as lack of combustion in a cylinder due to absence of spark, poor fuel metering, poor compression, or any other cause. The Misfire Detection Monitor will be enabled only when certain base engine conditions are first satisfied. Input from the ECT or CHT, MAF and CKP sensors is required to enable the monitor. The Misfire Detection Monitor is also performed during on demand self-test.
Upon detection of a Misfire type A (200 revolutions) which would cause catalyst damage, the MIL will blink once per second during the actual misfire, and a DTC will be stored.
Misfire type B:
Upon detection of a Misfire type B (1000 revolutions) which will exceed the emissions threshold or cause a vehicle to fail an inspection and maintenance tailpipe emissions test, the MIL will illuminate and a DTC will be stored.
The DTC associated with multiple cylinder misfire for a Type A or Type B misfire is DTC P0300.
The DTCs associated with an individual cylinder misfire for a Type A or Type B misfire are DTCs P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, P0309 and P0310.
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
you didn't say which engine so here it is for both
2001 Ford Escape 2WD
2.0 liter DOHC L4 VIN "B"
2001 Ford Escape 2WD
3.0 liter V-6 VIN "1"
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
For the 2003 Mazda MPV 3.0L V6:
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Posted on May 06, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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The spark plug firing order is ( 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 )
The engine cylinders are 1 , 2 , 3 from front to rear on the passenger side of the engine and 4 , 5 , 6 from front to rear on the drivers side of the engine
The coil pack towers are numbered 1 , 2 , 3 from front to rear in the row nearest the passenger side and 5 , 6 , 4 from front to rear in the row nearest the drivers side
hope this clarifies the situation for you
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