1998 Ford Mustang Engine Problem

Tiny
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  • 1998 FORD MUSTANG
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 106,000 MILES
I just bought a 1998 Mustang from someone about 100 miles away, drove it for about 3 1/2 hours to get it home without a problem, no overheating, no low oil pressure, nothing even though there was check engine light on. The car seems to shake when it's idleing and my dad said it was because of a misfire. A few days ago we used his OBD-II tester and it showed two codes, one was Cyl. #2 misfire, the other was because it had overheated in the past. I changed the spark plug as well as the wire and it hasn't resolved anything. My dad said it could also be a bad head gasket. There's no funny exhaust such as white smoke. Only problem I find is the car doesn't seem to have the power it should. Any help would be great. Thanks
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Friday, September 10th, 2010 AT 7:33 PM

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Tiny
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You have replaced the plug on no.2-now you check the compression and injector for that cylinder
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Friday, September 10th, 2010 AT 7:37 PM
Tiny
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Could it be anything other than than that?
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Friday, September 10th, 2010 AT 7:52 PM
Tiny
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You need to check it to rule it out
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Friday, September 10th, 2010 AT 11:46 PM

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