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2005 ford escape 3.0L misfire

My Escape had the fallowing codes PO300, 301, 302, 303, 316, and PO 353.I removed all 3 back cop and plugs,found oil in #3 tube and plug wire replaced plug and cop and cleared codes.It ran ok for about 30 minutes then misfired again but only have one code PO353.Could this be caused by a bad tube seal allowing oil into tube and causing a PO353 code.It used to only misfire when it rained out.Now it does it all the time.

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That is an ignition coil malfunction on the primary side.

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SOURCE: misfire on cylinder 6 on a 2002 ford escape 3.0 6 cylinder DOHC

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SOURCE: Misfire on 4, 5 & 6

Take your time, if its been awhile do a complete tune-up. and preliminary check a misfire can come from a defective cap and rotor, fuel and air filter. a leak in the fuel system or defective regulator.

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SOURCE: po 305 misfire

it is a misfire on cylinder 5 it can be caused by low fuel pressure or a defective coil or bad injector, it could also be valve adjustment on that cylinder. Please rate me for the help I have given and if you need more info just post and I Will answer.

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2003 ford escape 3.0L code PO353

I would think that many misfire codes would mean it runs terrible,coils go bad alot on the early ones,if it runs badly ,coils are suspect.
would say crank sensor if stiil runs ok,but the cam noise is not good,
lean or misfire won't make the cam noisy,something is broken in the valvetrain

Jan 03, 2014 | 2003 Ford Escape

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3.0L misfire oil in plug tube

most likely so I would change that..

Jan 02, 2014 | 2003 Ford Escape

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I have a 2005 Ford V6 Escape that shows a 353 code. I replaced the COP on # 3 spark plug, it was bad. Since I had the intake manifold off, I replaced all 6 spark plugs and all 6 COPs. I went through the...

There is a tsb on this for multiple Ford models. One user stated they had to replace the control module.
May want to Google it and contact a local dealer for more info.

Apr 07, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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Trucks running rough engine code po 306 came up ,

Bad COP Ignition Coil on #6 -- if code is correct

Go to Rock Auto.Com--order a couple Wells Ignition
Coils & install yourself,only one bolt to remove

Jan 21, 2013 | 2005 Ford Escape

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04 escape has code 354,356,300,316

Possible Bad COP Ignition Coils on #4 & #6 cylinder

Forget the 300 & 316 of no use to you

PO 304 is the same as PO354 or letter D
PO 306 is the same as PO356 or letter F

If the codes are the actual bad coils -you won't have to pull
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Dec 04, 2012 | 2004 Ford Escape

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2002 ford escape.....truck started sputtering and would not accelerate very fast and check engine light started blinking. what could it be?

I have an 2002 Escape with a 3.0L engine.
First you need to get a OBD2 scan for the check engine code.
I suspect the code will tell you that one of the cylinders is misfiring.
If you also have the V6 engine, the most common cause of misfire is one of the Coil-Over-Plugs (COP). Each cylinder has a COP on the spark plug.
On the V6, you need to remove the upper intake manifold to get the back 3 COPs.
If you have a V6, and you have cylinder misfire, I recommend replacing all the plugs and coils.

I have had 2 COPs go bad. The second time, I replaced all of them.

Removing the intake is fairly easy if you have some repair experience. You need to get an intake gasket set for about $10-15.
The coils run +$75 each for OEM. I went with Ebay aftermarket; 6 coils for about $80.
I recommend replacing the plugs with the exact same brand as original. There is no miracle plug that will give you better performance or mileage. Stay original.

Feb 21, 2011 | 2002 Ford Escape

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For the second time my 2005 escape has blown coils and broken down causing major damage and a huge repair bill. is this an ongoing problem

I has been an ongoing problem since 1998 on all ford products
with COP Ignition Coils

You can expect 1 or 2 a year

All you have to do, is get the code, eg:PO 305
Then you buy a coil for $60.00,remove 1 bolt and change coil #5

There is no big expense

Surely, you do not go to a dealer!!!

Dec 07, 2010 | 2005 Ford Escape

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2004 Ford Escape with 3.0L V6. misfire with flashing "check engine" light. Codes retrieved are P0316 and P0304

P0316 = engine misfire
P0304 = #4 cyl
A very common problem is a bad COP or coil. They can be expensive ($75? at part store), so you could try switching the coil with another cylinder and see if the code changes location with the coil.
They are easy to replace. Unplug the connector. Remove the one screw (8mm?). Pull straight out.


Nov 29, 2010 | 2004 Ford Escape

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2001 Escape 3.0 L "suddenly"

go to autozone for a free code readout.

I suspect you are going to get misfire codes. You need to fix ASAP as misfire will ruin your cats which are part of teh manifolds which means abotu $1000 for both.
I think you are going to have to replace all plugs and COPS, coils on plugs. Or at least on the misfring cylinders.

The danger here also is that a shorted COP will take out your PCM, engine computer.

Report back codes and progress.

Nov 24, 2010 | 2001 Ford Escape

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Ford escape 2005 having problems with revolutions, car seems to want to stop and then accelerates itself. We changed the number 2 spark plug relay as computer indicated however problem still persist.

There is no spark plug relay

You may have had a COP Ignition Coil,changed for #2, based on a PO302 code

What codes do you have now?

Sometimes the code won't tell you which coil is bad,if it is a bad spike,it will set a lot of wrong codes.

The PO300 Misfire, first 1000 Revolutions,you forget, means nothing to you.

You may have to buy a new coil and move it from one cylinder to the next,to find the bad one.

Unfortunately you have to remove the intake manifold, to do right bank coils

Hope your not still on 5 year old spark plugs. If so, remove intake,do plugs,install 3 new coils, on back cylinders and save them, to use on future coil issues or front bank,current problems.

Clean MAF Sensor (CRC MAF Cleaner)
Clean throttle plate (CRC Throttle Body Cleaner)
Meter out TPS Sensor----check for wear/inconsistant PCM feed back

Sep 29, 2010 | 2005 Ford Escape

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