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My 98 ranger is still misfiring on cylinders 2 and

My 98 ford ranger 3.0 v6 is still misfiring on cylinders 2 and 5. I've changed the spark plugs and ignition wire set. What else could be the problem? Perhaps the fuel filter or coil?

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Most likely the coil or ignition module

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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P0303 cylinder 3 misfire


If # 3 cylinder has spark at the plug it must fire if the following conditions apply. Injector is supplying fuel to the cylinder. and cylinder compression tests OK . So check above ,one or both must be at fault.

Jul 17, 2014 | 2003 Ford Ranger Regular Cab

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I have a 98 honda accord 5 spd it has a 4cyl motor vtech i just need to know how to fix a miss fire in cylinder 2 and wich one is cylinder 2


Cylinder #2 is the the second spark plug counting from the right to left.
EX.Below are spark plug on engine
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Your misfire can be cause by couple of things but the cheapest way that you can try to fix your car is to do a tune up by replacing:
1)all spark plugs
2)do a oil change
3)spark plug wires
3)distributor cap and rotor

note misfire can be cause by:
1.bad gas
2.spark plug and/or wire
3.distributor cap and/or rotor
4.valve adjustment
5.injector
6.off timing
7.ECM
8.bad wiring(power, ground or feed line)

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2003 Ford Ranger 4x4 extended cab- diagnostics checked and got these codes- P0171, P0174, P0300, P0316. Can you tell me what they mean?


P0171------ system too lean bank#1
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For these 2 codes, try cleaning the maf sensor (mass air flow), that is mounted in the big black hose that goes from the air filter housing to the throttle plate, if it is dirty, that will cause those 02 sensors to send a signal to the computor to lean the air fuel mixture. If cleaning it doesn't work, the sensors will probably need changing.
P0300---- Random/multiple cylinder misfire
P0316---- Cylinder misfire at start up---- first 100 revolutions.
On those 2 codes, you have to do some testing to find out why there is a misfire.
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dirty/malfunctioning injectors
weak coil pack
fowling spark plugs/wires
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1998 ford ranger, number 3 cylinder mis fires.


I would think its in the coil pack and I would change it out.

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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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