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Whats causing #6 cylinder to misfire on 2002 lincoln town car. I've replaced all spark plugs and ignition coil for #6 cylinder

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fuel injectors?, fuel pressure? low compression? even vacum leaks can cause misfires,

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check to make sure #5 spark plug wire isn't bad,make sure you have not wired it wrong from changing plugs. You should purchase a chilton manual if you haven't already

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Had the same problem, car was misfiring on cylinder 3 and 4. replaced wires, plugs, and ignition coil. still misfired on the same cynlinders. turned out the main engine wiring harness plug in was coming loose. spent well over $150 on the unneccesary repairs and ultimately fixed the problem wit a $3 bag of wire ties to hold the plug in...

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SOURCE: 2002 Lincoln LS misfire on cylinder 6.

A bad coil pack can foul out the spark plugs. I have also been told the computer might need to be reset for around $100. You must use Motorcraft OE plugs for this car to run at its best is what my mechanic told me.

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Misfired cylinder 6, replaced coil, plug Misfired cylinder 5, replaced coil, plug Misfired unsure which yet, all of these happening within a week. It will run fine for a day or so after rep


change all plugs with proper ones - they are picky for some reason - do not change number or brand from original - coils were probably ok, - get some injector cleaner and run through it but check for exhaust leak at e g r tube - is a common over looked cause of misfire - a thing to keep in mind is misfire isn't always spark issue. hope I was of some help

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Misfire cylinder lincoln ls


Misfire is almost always bad spark plug and/or ignition coil. I wouldnt trust an OBDII scanner to correctly diagnose which cylinder is misfiring. Your best bet is to replace the coils in all 8 cylinders (or 6 if its a V6) since when one goes out it makes the others work harder, meaning that they arent far behind

Apr 17, 2014 | 2004 Lincoln LS

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Causes cylinder misfire


Most common cause is an old spark plug that burnt out the coil. Spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. If the plugs are old replace the spark plugs and swap the coil with cylinder 6. If the code jumps to cylinder 6 you know you have a bad coil.

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My light says ignition coil b. also the primary and secondary.......what is the primary/sec / AT FIRST IT SAYED #6 misfire. also it still has a slight miss at idle and crussin in overdrive . Can you please...


It sounds like you need a coil for # 6 cylinder .LS's have a issue with the valve cover seals leaking oil into the spark plug holes and causing a misfire if this is the case you have to replace all the gaskets for the valve covers clean out the oil and might as well do sparkplugs then too. Its more of a dealer repair then. If no oil in that cylinder try replacing coil and spark plug.

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I have a 2002 Lincoln Continental which is misfiring on spark plug #6 and running too lean on bank 2.


Bad COP Ignition Coil cylinder #6,
causing lean O2 Sensor code on
bank 2, where cyl #6 is

$70.00 at auto parts and 15 minutes to install,
one 10 mm bolt

1.2.3.4. Pass
5,6,7,8, Driver Side

Change both front O2 Sensors if
over 100,000 miles on them

Both do it yourself. Hour total time

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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 ?

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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.

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Miss firing and /check engine light fregrently comes on


These have a lot of problems with ignition coils, so replace the spark plugs with the proper Motorcraft Spark plug, and a scanner will be needed to show which cylinders are misfiring, replace those coils. Make sure the misfiring cylinders when you take the coils out , that there isnt any water/coolant in the spark plug well.

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1999 town car whats the number 3 misfire


a misfire on cylinder number 3. could be a dodgy spark plug, HT lead or coil pack/ distributor hope this helps

Dec 02, 2009 | 1999 Lincoln Town Car

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2002 Lincoln LS misfire on cylinder 6. Replaced coil with new one from O'Rielys. Still saying misfire on 6. Installed new plugs at 100K. Now has 119K.


A bad coil pack can foul out the spark plugs. I have also been told the computer might need to be reset for around $100. You must use Motorcraft OE plugs for this car to run at its best is what my mechanic told me.

Jun 29, 2009 | 2002 Lincoln LS

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