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Have a blinking check engine light after acceleration and

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Have a blinking check engine light after acceleration and the engine is running sluggish and then good and back to sluggish replaced the coil, mass airflow went through the entire harness and cleaned all the plugs and applied dielectric grease. Intermittent miss on the #2
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

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Have you checked compression and have you tried swapping number 2 injector with another cylinder?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not yet, it's pretty involved to get there and I've not had the time. Thought about just buying another injector. Are they easy to change?
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Buying another is great if the one in there is bad but if you buy another and put it in can we be sure if the problem is the same that the injector you bought is any better than the one you are replacing?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is there a history of electrical problems or shorts in these harnesses I can check. Do you have any instructions to change the injectors?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's there an easy way to change one?
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Theres no common spots for shorts. What makes you think you have a short?

What size engine is it? I can get you instructions to replace the injector with hopefully a good one. If you arent gonna try swapping it with a known good one I would recommend getting an injector from ford so you get the best chance of it being good.. aftermarkets are hit and miss.

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