2002 Ford Taurus V6 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 137000 miles
2002 Ford Taurus wagon 3.0 V6_mileage: 137000. Several months ago our alternator went bad. I replaced it but a week later the check engine light came on and the car lost power while running VERY rough. I replaced the plugs, wires and coil pack. This significantly improved the problem however it still runs rough at idle. Especially with a load on (in gear or A/C on). The highway miles are still close to 27 mpg.
I checked the engine codes and they are P0302-Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected and P0316-Misfire Detected 1st 1000 Revs.
Generally there is no loss of power unless the car idles for a awhile after it is warm, ie at a stoplight. Then the check engine light begins to flash and power drops noticeably. If I ease the car along or let it sit long enough, the power returns and the light stops flashing. I suspect the #2 injector but I would like a professional opinion. Thank you.
have the same problem?
Thursday, December 6th, 2007 AT 3:37 PM