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I have a 2003 ford cv with a misfire on cylinder 6; THIS IS WHAT I change,new coil 5,6 new fuel injector 5,6 all 8 spark plug! Still the check engine light comes on .

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Is the PCM firing the injector , controlling the coil ? A transistor inside the PCM grounds the coil and fuel injector . Do you know how to test for computer control ? You may have a bad computer driver !
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Code p 0306 refers to cylinder 6-- misfire detected ====causes --engine mechanical fault--wiring---ignition/fuel system--injector---ECT/MAF sensor---ECM
the mechanical fault can be
problem hydraulic lifter holding a valve partially open
loose valve seat insert
a compression test will determine if there is a mechanical problem as for the rest , check all connections for clean /tight terminals
substitute the ECM with a know good unit to eliminate it
substitute the ECT/MAF sensor with a known good unit
run the fault codes again as engine lights report on a variety of faults as well as the transmission faults

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My 1996 Taurus when I press the gas pedal when cold it sputters and lacks power. When it warms up it runs great.


Possible causes - Faulty spark plug 5
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector 5
- Faulty ignition coil 5
- Fuel injector 5 harness is open or shorted
- Fuel injector 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Ignition coil 5 harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coil 5 circuit poor electrical connection
- Insufficient cylinder 5 compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Intake air leak

The P0305 code means that the cylinder 5 is misfiring or is randomly misfiring. Start by checking for intake leaks an if no leaks are found the next step is to replace the spark plugs on cylinder 5. If the problem persist more tests needs to be done to diagnose problem, see "Possible Causes



When is the code detected? Engine Cylinder 5 is Misfiring.


When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, the Engine Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.



Oct 21, 2014 | 1996 Ford Taurus

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Ford 2003 escape codes readed


Cauases or fault codes are not cut and dry, but here are the possible causes of codes P0316 and P0306 which are related codes.
P0316 - Engine Misfire Detected on Startup
Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Engine fails to start
- Engine runs rough Possible causes - Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor harness is open or shorted
- Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Crankshaft Position (CKP)
- Ignition System
- Fuel Injectors
- Running out of fuel
- Fuel Quality
- Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM) P0306 - Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation
Possible causes - Faulty spark plug 6
- Faulty ignition coil 6
- Ignition coil 6 harness is open or shorted
- Ignition coil 6 poor electrical connection
- Clogged or faulty fuel injector 6
- Injector 6 harness is open or shorted
- Injector 6 poor electrical connection
- Improper spark plug 6
- Insufficient cylinder 6 compression
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Intake air leak

Jan 17, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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Misfire cylinder 6... 4.0L jag s type 2000


MISFIRE ON CYLINDER 6 COULD BE FAULTY SPARK PLUG OR BAD IGNITION COIL OVER THE SPARK PLUG,YOU COULD HAVE HAVE CLOGGED FUEL INJECTOR.CLEAN ALL FUEL INJECTORS USING A CAN OF SEAFOAM TO 3/4 TO FULL TANK OF GAS SEE IF NUMBER 6 MISFIRE CLEAR UP, IF NOT COIL OR FUEL INJECTOR COULD BE AT FAULT.ALSO CHANGE 6 SPARK PLUG FIRST.BEFORE BUYING NEW COIL OR FUEL INJECTOR THAT WAY YOU KNOW PLUG NOT THE PROBLEM.

Apr 11, 2011 | 2000 Jaguar S-Type

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Misfire in cylinder 6. chaned coils an spark plugs still come up as misfire in cylinder 6. CHANGED ignition coil still comes up. What should i do next?


Plugs get changed at 70,000 miles
I would suggest that you use the OEM
Plugs,they are made by NGK and are special
on my 2004 LS,I don't know about yours.

Clean the MAF Sensor with the CRC Product
for that

Change the 2 front O2 Sensors at 100,000 miles

Check fuel pressure at the fuel rail on engine

The coil you replaced on #6 ,even though you
have a PO306 Code,doesn't mean that was the
bad one. It is a COP Coil or Ford thing, you will
learn as you get involved with them

In some cases, you buy 1 new coil and walk it
from one cylinder to the next.

On single coil codes, you may get lucky,on multiple
codes or a really bad coil you won't

Your not using any fancy test equipment and
unfortunately a lot of repair shops have it and
don't know how to use it,including dealers

V6 or V8 ?

Feb 25, 2011 | 2002 Lincoln LS

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308 code i change sparks ignition coil same problem


Code P0308 - Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected

Possible Causes:
- Improper spark plug at cylinder #8
- Insufficient compression at cylinder #8
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- The injector circuit is open or shorted at cylinder #8
- Fuel injector #8 may be faulty

Possible Solutions:
- Perform Injector Service
- Replaced Spark Plug #8
- Replaced Injector #8
- Replaced Ignition Coil #8

Jan 14, 2011 | 2000 Ford Expedition

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2002 ford escape 3.0L DTC P0305and P0306 what would you ck


P0305 - Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected
P0306 - Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected

When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor signal to vary, The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Electronic Control Module (ECM) can determine that a misfire is occurring.

When is the code detected?
- Engine Cylinder #5 and #6 is Misfiring.

Symptoms:
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation

Possible Causes:
- Improper spark plug at cylinder #5 and #6
- Insufficient compression at cylinder #5 and #6
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- The injector circuit is open or shorted at cylinder #5 and #6
- Fuel injector #5 and #6 may be faulty
- Intake air leak at cyli

Possible Solution:
- Perform Injector Service
- Replaced Spark Plug #5 and #6
- Replaced Injector #5 and #6
- Replaced Ignition Coil #5 and #6

Hope helps.

Jan 02, 2011 | Ford Escape Cars & Trucks

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2003 mercedes Benz C240 codes P0300, P0301, P0302 and P0303. Please, help me how to fix?.


P0300 Random Misfire Detected
P0301 Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected
P0302 Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected
P0303 Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected
according to this fault codes first mark ignition coils
3 ---------------- 6
2 ---------------- 5
1 ---------------- 4
RB-------------LB
this right banks and left bank, please remove Ignition coils with lids and spark plugs from right bank and swap with left bank, if fault code change as
P 0304 Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected
P 0305 Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected
P 0306 Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected
You can Identify it's a faulty ignition system then next swap ignition lids from ignition coils be careful each coils have two lids one short and other long bit deference and when you remove and fix it to the car keep in mind correct order because each coil two different fire for two spark plugs don't mix up, if you mix it can create the fault code.if you detect any fault ignition coils or spark plugs or lids replace that and also whether god or bad recommend to replace spark plugs, find the right that's most important thing, if this way couldn't found the any ignition fault next step is check fuel presser, when the engine running fuel presser must be around 4.5 bar without engine running must be 4 to 6 bar if the fuel presser too low need to check two different things one is fuel pump other is fuel injectors, in this case you can swap injectors from right bank to left bank and find is the injectors leaking, if not leaking faulty fuel pump.is this information helped you? if yes please leave a comment,

Oct 15, 2010 | 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sedan

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My 2003 ford expedition reads a code 0303= 3 cylinder misfire, which side of my vehicle would that be on and could replacing ignition coil and spark plug fix it and stop the lose of power and hesitation?


Third cylinder back on the passenger side. I'd recommend changing all 8 coils and spark plugs. These coils don't last long, and once one goes, more will fail soon after. This job also requires removing the fuel rail to gain access to the coil and plugs. I personally have the same SUV and went through the same issue!!

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I have a ford explorer 99 but it's giving a error code PO306 what do u think it is


It sounds like a misfire. Check spark plugs 5 and 6. It could be bad fuel, bad plug wire, or weak coil. Check the fuel injectors as well. Other possible causes could be an egr valve stuck open, vacuum leaks, low fuel pressure.

Feb 17, 2010 | 1999 Ford Explorer

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2002 Ford Ranger check engine light indicating misfire


Code P0301
Ignition Coil Pack
Ignition Cable
Spark plug
Clog or dirty fuel injector
Evap canister purge valve
Engine Compression
fuel pressure

you have 3 type of engine for your truck
2.3L 4 cylinder
3.0L 6 Cylinder
4.0L 6 Cylinder

need to know that type Engine

The reason why the service light come on because it is a hard code
not a soft code.

Let me know

Sep 20, 2009 | 2002 Ford Ranger Regular Cab

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