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It could be carbon deposits on valve seats keeping valves from totally closing. You can try getting you a can of motorcraft PM3 top end engine cleaner and get engine up to operating temp then remove one of the small vacuum lines from the intake and draw the contents of the can slowly into the engine.After you have drawn in the contents shut engine off and let it soak for about 45 minutes then crank it back up and let it run until it clears. Now it will smoke like a forrest fire while you are doing this so don't be alarmed,just tell the neighbors you are spraying for mosqitos.This may cure the problem. If not you may be looking at a valve job.
This can be verified with a compression test if this is what is causing it.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
Hello I need a help.
I have 1999 lincoln town car 4.6L V8.They have check engine light on. P 0303 cylinder 3 missfire.
I was changed spark plugs,fuel filter. check compression test 150psi. fuel pressuer 50.
swiching cylinder 1 to 3 fuel injector and coil. but they still have engine code
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
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