2002 FORD TAURUS AN FLASHING CEL...

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  • Jigman586
  • 2002 FORD TAURUS

Engine Performance problem
2002 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 122000 miles

i have read some of the other replies from you guys on this issue my question is, if it is a specific cyl. Misfire what is the more common solution?
I pulled the wires off the coil while running to make sure it was still firing and it would jump a spark across a 1in gap to the wire does that mean the coil is still good? Or will it still do that with a weak coil? I just replaced the plugs with a new set of Bosch Platinum +2 and it didnt do the trick. And all the wires "look" good, no evidence of cracks or ground out.

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Sunday, June 21st, 2009 AT 2:49 PM

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Codes will help in pin pointing the cylinder
plugs was changed what about the wires
if spark jumping out of coil and its strong coil should be OK

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Sunday, June 21st, 2009 AT 9:24 PM
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Thats next, im gonna get some wires. I guess I will go through the process of elimination till I get it. I am praying it aint the compression in the cylinder to low!

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Monday, June 22nd, 2009 AT 3:54 PM

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