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2002 Ford: 3.0 V6 has a misfire..engine wont idle it surges .

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My 2002 Ford 3.0 V6 has a misfire in cylinder 1 and cylinder 4 is running rich . Engine won't idle it surges . What can the problem be?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 6 years ago.

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Are there any codes being stores?

Have you replaced any parts to try and address this?

Current mileage?


Customer: replied 6 years ago.

no codes available to me


no parts replaced yet

201893 miles

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 6 years ago.

Can you list all the repairs other than oil changes in the past 80,000 miles?

Any warning lights on?


Customer: replied 6 years ago.

spark plugs and wires


check engine light stays on

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 6 years ago.
Step one is to get the codes retrieved via using a scan tool. Your local parts store most likely does this for free. Knowing the codes will help you and I to solve this concern. Since its running rough and experiencing a misfire and running rich then odds are there is a vacuum leak or a EGR flow issue.
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