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I need to put wires from spark plus into ignition coil packs on a 1996 Lincoln town 8 cylinder

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Go to an auto parts store and get a set of replacement cables with the correct length cable and both ends installed, or get a set from a dealer so you'll get the best cables for your car.

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: mercedes c200 elegance 1996 model mis-firing on cylinders 1-4

I beleive your firing order is 1 3 4 2. 1 and 4 are companion cylinders-meaning the piston is up or down at the same time i.e. compression and exhaust stroke both pistons are up and even on the exhaust stroke the ignition fires in order to burn unburnt fuel/ h ve you checked your trigger. There is a good coil testing tool that is placed over the coil and has a magnetic pickup that allows you to see if the coil is being triggered-just because you have power doesn't mean that you will have spark. I would replace your ignition wires and look at your wiring harness very carefully- if it is very brittle and you see bare wires exposed that is your most likley problem because the trigger is working for 1 and 3 and has the crank senser input for all for spark plugs and the cam senser is used for ignition advance and your fuel injection system. try wiggling your harness and see if your coils start to work. wireharnesses are a major problem on mercedes benz vehicles of that era. I hope I have been helpful

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SOURCE: misting in cylinder 1 what is wrong? i got new

get the cylinders compressions checked, If that cylinder is down more than 10% it will need more investigation, sounds to me a valve is not closing or damaged !

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SOURCE: 2001 Town & Country. No spark. Have codes

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As a first course of action, I strongly suggest that you remove the positive battery connector and let it sit for atleast 5mins. before reconnecting. This will reset the system and may get it back to it's normal operation.
If the problem still persists, don't lose hope. If you happen to know someone who has a spare ECM then try a swap for I'm suspecting a computer issue here. If there's none, you may want to get one from the junkyard to cut the cost.
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SOURCE: I have a 98 lincoln town car I put new spark plugs

you have the wires on the wrong plugs

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SOURCE: I have a 97 Lincoln Town Car Signature Series I

Have you scanned the system for fault codes, sounds like a possible crank sensor issue (CKP).

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yes. this coil pack uses the waste spark method, and fires 2 cylinders simutaniously. when when goes down, you will lose the sister cylinders. good luck!

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6 or 8 cylinder ? Do you know how to test for B+ voltage with a test light or a volt meter ? Look at a wiring diagram so you know which wires should have B+ voltage . You can find free wiring diagrams here Enter vehicle info. year , make , model an engine . Under system click on engine ,then under subsystem click on ignition . Click the search button then the blue link . Looking at a wiring diagram i see this vehicle should have (COP) coil on plug ignition . That means it has a coil for every cylinder an not coil pack .
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check or replace plug wirers. could be the coil pack .located @ other end of plug wirer

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