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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

Submitted: 17 days ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 17 days ago
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Customer reply replied 17 days ago
Any help appreciated
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 17 days ago

2 other possibilities.

injector not allowing fuel delivery

low compression from mechanical issue.

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Customer reply replied 17 days ago
This response is fine with me
Customer reply replied 17 days ago
Injector not allowing fuel delivery? Would this cause a ticking sound?
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 17 days 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 17 days ago
Any idea on how much this problem will cost me?
Customer reply replied 17 days ago
Seems to have power running down road but at a idle is jerking and missfiring?
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 17 days 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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