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Misfiring spark plug coils (2) and two others that are shorting out. does that seem possible all occurring at once and 18 months after replacing all 8 coils and spark plugs? please help.

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    I CHANGED THE SPARK PLUGS STILL MISFIRING. I ALSO NOTICED THE HEAD OF THE SPARK PLUGS FIT LOOSE IN THE COIL PACK. ARE THE SUPPOSE TO FIT LOOSE OR IS THIS SUPPOSE TO SNAP ON TO THE PLUG TIP LIKE A SPARK PLUG WIRE ?

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Those valce cover gaskets are a pain, if you are not familiar I would take to some one who is, they are hard to get to, you have to take apart half the top of the engine and you better tighten them down to torque and the suggested sequence, or they will just leak again.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009


Your valve covers are leaking replace asap and do it again all boots and coils

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Possible causes
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- Insufficient cylinder 5 compression
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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"
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When is the code detected?
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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/loss of power
- Hard start
- Engine hesitation
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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.

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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
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- Incorrect fuel pressure
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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.



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P0302 for a kia sportage


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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
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- Fuel injector #5 and #6 may be faulty
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