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2004 Ford ranger misfire from cylinder 2 changed plugs,

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2004 Ford ranger misfire...

2004 Ford ranger misfire from cylinder 2 changed plugs, wires and egnition cool and still misfiring

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it a steady misfire? Or random?

145,000 steady misfire....4.0 engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Replaced plugs, wires and ignition coil

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

What else could be causing misfire

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Any help appreciated
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 months ago

2 other possibilities.

injector not allowing fuel delivery

low compression from mechanical issue.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
This response is fine with me
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Injector not allowing fuel delivery? Would this cause a ticking sound?
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 months ago

thats the site, not me

no, if you have a clicking noise it may be valve related under the valve cover. start with a compression test

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Any idea on how much this problem will cost me?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Seems to have power running down road but at a idle is jerking and missfiring?
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 months ago

if it is low compression, the head will have to come off and be inspected for the failure.

a rough guess on the basic job would be around 1500 give or take.

Roy

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