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#4 cylender is misfiring

It is getting fuel, it had a gas fouled plug. it has the Visteon Ignition Coils. Is it OK to swap two coils to see if it is the coil/wire?

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    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    yes it good to swap the over to check if it is a faulty coil at the same time check compression

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You need a new ignition coil. they swap. Just get a used one off a lincoln at junk yard.

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