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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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My car is idling very bad
, I have a 99 mustang 3.8 v6,

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Customer: my car is idling very bad
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have a 99 mustang 3.8 v6, just changed the spark plugs, the coils and the spark plug wires, also cleaned the IAC . started and still it is idling badly
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Customer: the no 5 or 6 cylinder is not firing,due to the fact that when i removed the sparkplug, the tip is wet
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Customer: i can wait
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Edward replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help. You did wire it like this correct?

Also, can you put a spark tester on the plug wire that is in question, and verify that it is firing? or have you done that yet? and you get NO spark out of the coil pack on 5 or 6? Let us know, thank you.