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Multiple missfires on 1,3,5,7 at startup and 7 fouls the plug.

I have had a mechanic sheck the problem with his scanner and the indication was multiple plug misfires on 1, 3, 5, and mainly 7 with a lot of carbon build up on 7 in one day. He thought the problem was the coil so I replaced # 7 coil and nothing changed. The scanner showed the missfires stopped after a few minutes and the engine runs fine but the ck engine light continues to come on after a few stops and starts.
2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 v8 4x4

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Didn't get a bad tank of gas by chance? Add any additive just in case?

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You need a tune up... plugs, should have individual coils per cylinder, so just replacing plugs is all you need to do... that will fix it..

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SOURCE: 2000 dodge intrepid engine light on, power loss, rough idle

P0304 Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected P0354 Ignition Coil 4 Control Circuit P0204 Injector 4 Control Circuit You need to check injetror wires an coil wires .If good, The new coil my not be good.The Injector my be bad. If good it the ECM Check all fuses.

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SOURCE: multiple misfires

Have you tried a tune up? Plugs, Wires, Etc.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: po300 multiple cylinder misfire po705 transfer case circuit malfunction

Check the EGR valve. Replacing the EGR valve fixed my error code for misfiring. I also had to remove the battery cable for 5 minutes to turn off the check engine light.

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SOURCE: 1996 plymouth voyager 3.3 v6 code of rand/multiple misfire

try air flow meter

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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