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E36 no spark on cylinder 2 & 3 - 318 BMW Cars & Trucks

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SOURCE: why dont i have spark on 2 cylinders

bad coil pack? Do they all come from one coil with 4 taps? Get new coil

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Misfire on cylinders 2 & 3

Check that distributer cap is on straight, some times go on misaligned. Change if you have to. Also check timing, could be out a few thou.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: coge reading P0300. 3 &6 Cylinder has no

Did you solve this problem? I am having a rough time figuring this one out on my 99 Montero! Maybe the ignition control module (power unit) or an ECU problem? Please let us know if you have solved it! Thanks

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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SOURCE: 92 geo storm changed spark

replace the spark plug wires

Posted on Jan 06, 2011

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SOURCE: 2002 Hyundai Elantra 2.0, #1

If it is only that circuit and not the parts itself, it is likely that either someone has damaged the wires going to the ECM to drive the injectors or the ECM has failed on those 2 drivers. My suspicion is that this happened shortly after the install. Find where the wires are for the device itself and see if they are in close proximatey to any wiring harnesses or has been cut. This is where you will likely find the culprit.

Posted on May 06, 2011

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Running on two cylinders


The removal of # 3 & # 4 tells you those cylinders are
contributing the most ,as removing the wire causes the motor
to stop
My guess is that the other cyl #1 & #2 are not firing at all, if there
is no change

If you had a V6 or V8 it would continue to run,not so with only
4 cylinder

Learn or study the ignition system & replace any ignition control
module that fires the first two cylinders

Get an HEI Test Spark Plug & put the plug wire to that & ground it
& see if you get spark,check all the plug wires one at a time.

Don't forget timing belts that are worn & slip,battery voltage,alternator output & A/C Ripple coming out of it

I would check compression or better yet, do a cylinder leak down test.
Could be you have worn valves in #1 & #2 thus little spark
Check fuel pressure at motor with a gauge

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change spark plugs & wires & coil packs to cylinders that are firing & if those cylinders start misfiring it is one of the 3 i do them one at a time if you have a distributor change cap &rotor

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2002 ford focus zts no spark at cylinders 2 and 3 battery voltage at electric connector coil towers ohm at 10.6 and 10.6 at connector 0.08 and0.08 but no spark out of coil


Swap coils over ie: put 2 / 3 coil where 1 / 4 coil go and viser versa. If your no spark moves from 2 & 3 to 1 & 4 you have a faulty coil which is what I think yur problem will be.

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Engine light on. went to auto parts store, they diagnosed number 2 or 3 cylinder not firing. prior to this i changed plugs and wires. then i changed the coil. the engine light went off and the gas economy...


Hello mikew564.The first diagnosis was number 2 or 3 cylinder not firing. Once you changed the coil, the check engine light went off. When the light came back on again, did you get it diagnosed again to find out if the problem was the same?... 2 or 3 cylinder not firing????

First of all, there is NO extra wire/ground on the coil/ignition wiring (see images below). The spark plugs and ignition plug wiring can be checked for arcing, corrosion, resistance and can be checked for cracks in the insulators or worn electrodes (and spark gap) by a competent mechanic.
If you are having the same issue (2 - 3 misfire), there are several techniques for eliminating the plug wires or spark plugs. Spray water on the plug wires to see if they are arcing. Swap plugs from cylinders 2 & 3 with cylinders 1 & 4. If you still have a 2-3 misfire, check/inspect/examine the coil connector pins & coil harness to the coil(s) themselves.

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1998 bmw cylinder misfiring how to replace spark plug myself


Assuming 3-series (E36) for this answer. If not, you'll need to ask again and provide more information about the model. There is an excellent technical article located here. The difficulty is rated at 3 out of 10. Pelican Parts is an excellent BMW do-it-yourself resource. Good luck!

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There is only spark on cylinder 1 & 4


Swap your sparkplug cables #1 with #2 and #3 with #4.
If #2 & 3 still don't spark, then replace the electronic ignition module.

If 2 & 3 spark, then replace sparkplugs and/or wires.

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Trade #2 & #3 plug wires. If you loose fire on #2, you have a bad wire if not, replace cap & rotor. The TCU is transmission controller. The ECU is not going to cause a single cylinder mis-fire.

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Bmw 1.6 8v with 1995 e36


e36 have a earth lead on the engin mount on the exhaust side , make sure its on and clean . if you dont have a good grond conection the car will run **** and the coil will over heat

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Hi I'm looking for cylinder head torque settings for a 1992 BMW 316/318 e36


BMW cylinder torque setting all models

According to my service manual as follows.

Cyl head to engine block (torx e12 M10 bolts)

Stage 1 30nm (22 ft – lb)
Stage 2 + 90 degrees
Stage 3 + 90 degrees

Cyl head to lower timing chain cover 10nm (89in – lb)

The tightening sequence is from inside to outside crossover as normal. Loosening sequence is from outside to inside crossover. Remember to set torque wrench at low setting and work gradually up through the whole sequence until you get the desired torque.

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