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Code reads piston 3 misfire.

I have a 2002 Ford Escort se, I have had issues every so often with a ticking noise while having foot on the gas. Sometimes it stops when I let off and then accelerate again. I have also have a problem with it starting rough then smoothing out and it taking me a few times to get it started after parking it. It threw a code Piston 3 misfire, we changed plugs and wires and still having issues.

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You may have a worn cam lobe or a defective valve hydraulic follower.

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