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Distributar replaced replaced the distributar for bucking and idling rough did not fix problem saw sparks jumping from wires after replacing them van will not start. while checking that out i found that by turning distr it would make click and ra fan kick on then off. still gives knock sensor malfunction code sometomes

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Bypass the starter motor, see the diagram, with this you will have a differente view of your problem
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SOURCE: 1994 Cougar XR7 Engine idling rough and running rough at low and

Not saying this for sure, but I had the same problem, and i have a 1994 xr7 V6 3.8 L , and all u need to do is set the idle down manually because your computer could have seen that the injector was stuck open, and tried to turn up idle to keep up with the amount of fuel being pumped, worth a shot :P

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there is a fuse for the o2 heaters if one of the sensors blew the fuse they will all be out

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SOURCE: 99 cougar v6 P0352 misfire cylinder 3 and 4 replaced igntn coil..

Had the same problem, car was misfiring on cylinder 3 and 4. replaced wires, plugs, and ignition coil. still misfired on the same cynlinders. turned out the main engine wiring harness plug in was coming loose. spent well over $150 on the unneccesary repairs and ultimately fixed the problem wit a $3 bag of wire ties to hold the plug in...

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SOURCE: engine light on, idles rough. had engine light diagnosis.replaced

See if you can get the codes. If it is still number 4 only (probably a P0304) it could be the fuel flow through injector 4. Try some Techron cleaner and make sure number 4 plug isn't fouled. Also get the compression checked on number 4.

If not, it could be the ignition control module assuming all other changes have been made. If you get a code it will help. A P0300 would point toward the ICM. If it is number 4 only it could still be the ICM. Expect around $150 for the module if you do it yourself. The ICM may be under the coil pack. If you are getting a P1361 and/or P1362 it could be the Cam position sensor. They are around $40 and are usually near the number one cylinder. Mine is hiding under the water pump pulley. It is a Buick with the 3.8 engine but the principal is the same.

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Do a compression test on all the cylinders, If all the cylinders are ok them I would be checking the #3 fuel injector

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