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I have a 2005 Ford V6 Escape that shows a 353 code. I replaced the COP on # 3 spark plug, it was bad. Since I had the intake manifold off, I replaced all 6 spark plugs and all 6 COPs. I went through the procedure for the relearning of the PCM The Chech Engine Light came back on and the code again was 353. I connected a volt meter to the red wire on the connector that attaches to #3 COP and the meter read +12dcv.I connected a new COP with a spark plug to the #3 lead and started the engine, the pl
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1999 oldsmobile 88. car was overheating, we put more coolant in noticed a leak from throttle body/air intake where it connects to upper manifold. Turned off car, tried to start again and didnt. removed upper manifold, full of coolant. drained, cleaned up and replaced manifold, spark plugs, oil. tried to start and it cranks and almost starts, but just wont turn over. mechanic said plugs are getting a spark etc. Thinks it may be a head gasket. Any ideas? Thanks
The orginal problem sounds like it blew the intake manifold gasket. The coolant then gets into the oil and sometimes the combustion chamber. Once the spark plugs get dowed like this they might not work good. Of course the oils been changed and the ... Oldsmobile 88
I bought a 1997 Mercury Cougar about 5 months ago. The Cougar only has 83,000 miles on it. Since buying it I have had the oil changed, the transmission flushed. I have also had all 4 o2 sensors replaced and coolant temperature sensor. My brother has installed a new intake manifold gasket set, new fuel filter, replaced the spark plugs and spark plug wires. The person who sold the car to me said he replaced the mass air flow sensor and it appears to look brand new. The car has been throwing out t
By your description, I tend to agree with fuel pump issue. Could be something as simple as a connection on the pump -loose ground and/or power wire or an intermittent pump. At 83,00 that's far from being "over the hill" Also just a thought, converter ... 1997 Mercury Cougar XR7
I tool my Impala in because it was running rough, the mechanic told me it was an injector not the spark plugs like I thought. When he called to tell me it was done he said they covers on the intake manifold had fell into the motor and he had to get them out and replace the intake manifold. He would never come right out and tell me my intake manifold was bad. I feel like he is not being honest about the whole deal and I don't think I should have to pay for his screw up.
Small Claims Court is where I would suggest you start\015\012\015\012Don't even call about your vehicle\015\012\015\012It will be settled with you & him & an arbitrator\015\012or if you don't like the way things go, you ... Chevrolet Impala
I tried to replace the spark plugs in my 02 camry xle v6.. I gave up when seeing that the rear plugs are too far behind the intake manifold then is worth my effort. When I reconnected all the wiring, My check engine light, VCS light, and Tracs Off light came on and my car was stuttering. I took a look and found 2 loose connections - one was the connection to the EGR valve and the other was a spark plug wire I believe. After fixing the connection errors, the car stopped stuttering and everythi
Sounds like the problem has been resolved. Clear the codes and see what happens.\012\012BTW, you will need to pull the plenum completely off the engine in order to service the rear plugs. I would wait until one of the rear coils fails, and one will, ... 2002 Toyota Camry
I have a 2001 Hyundai Elantra that is is having a rough idle that fluctuates between 2-3 rpms. It is like the engine is revving itself. I also hear sparks. I put in brand new spark plugs and wires fixed a vaccuum leak(replace the intake manifold), replaced the Idle Speed Actuator and one of the throttle sensors. I am at a loss as to what to do next.
I would check all wires and hoses that has been disconncted during performed repair. ... 2001 Hyundai Elantra
Replace Spark Plugs Do you really have to remove the intake manifold to replace plugs?
YES, YOU DO!!! Unless you are an experiences DYI mechanic, don\\'t even THINK of doing it yourself. I have 10 years of science engineering experience, was raised on a 40 horse ranch in Idaho, spent all of his teenage years on a horse ranch in TX, p ... 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe
Running rough I had a diagnoisis done and the resolt was: #4 misfire, coolant leaking into spark plug hole, they tell me that I need to replace the intake manifold gasket and replace the intake. at the same time do a tune up the car have 121,000 miles the estimate is $ 1,400 that is a lots of money for this days and times, is there an alternative solution to the problem? thank you Vincent
Well if the coolant is leaking in by the spark plug thats bad news. You can try and go to a parts house and put in a bottle of coolant stop leak but the down side of this is some times it will plug up other things also like the heater core and radiat ... 2000 Lincoln LS
Replacing motor in my 2005 KIA Sportage and need the "proper name" of the intake manifold gasket that sits over top of the spark plugs. Have called local kia dealership but they said that there are several intake manifold gaskets...
Does it look like this?http://partimages.genpt.com/largeimages/618434.jpg (copy and paste in your address bar)?If so that is called the plenum gasket, or intake plenum gasket. There are available aftermarket, places like NAPA ... 2005 Kia Sportage
I need to change my spark plugs on a 04' Mitsubishi Montero Sport V6. I need to know which bolts to take off of the intake manifold to replace the spark plugs
If you'll need to remove the intake (or plenum) from the engine there are @ 8-10 No. 12 nuts and or bolts which hold this in place. There are also 1-2 bracket (check by the firewall) you'll need to unbolt too. Be certain to replace the gasket that is ... 2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
I have a 1996 Jaguar XJ6, 4.0 litre engine, about 138,000 miles. I recently replaced the head gasket due to finding coolant in the oil. The head gasket,intake and exhaust manifold gaskets were also replaced upon reassembly. After reassembling all parts ,i started car and it would run for about 15 minutes and then shut off and would not restart. i removed spark plugs and found them all to be foulded with black carbon soot. cleaned plugs and started car only for same thing to happen again and ag
Have you had the codes checked?sounds like there might be a vacuum hose off, or an air leak behind the mass air sensor. also are you sure that you have the valve timing correct, if you have it off even 1 tooth it will cause ... Jaguar XJ6
While i have my foot on the gas pedal my car seems to loose power or choke like its not getting enough air ... i have replaced the ballast,all the vacuum hoses around the intake manifold, ngk spark plugs and wires,water pump,the heater hoses,all the coolant hoses,the water pump and thermostat and fuel filter. i have also cleaned the intake manifold also.
At an idle if you step on the gas set in park will accelerate of choke down? If it chokes down you may want to look for a plugged catalytic converter.Also do you have a check engine light on if so have the code extracted and let me know could also be ... Nissan Sentra
1999 Crown Vic. Check engine light was on. Difficult to start and wouldn't hold its idle. Took at least 15 minutes of idling before I could put it in gear. Codes indicated cylinders 1 and 6 misfiring, inspection revealed intake manifold gaskets needed replaced. Replaced gaskets, changed spark plugs. Still misfiring. Replaced coils. Car was fine then for the next 50 miles or so. Then started again with losing its idle right after start up when put into gear and running very rough like the engine
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85 ranger, engine cranks but won't start. Fuel ok, no spark during crank, sparks at end of crank. 2 weeks ago I replaced the intake manifold gasket and starter, it started right up. The vaccum was at 20 lbs. Three days after that, I went to start it up and it started hard. Checked vaccum again and it was at 15 lbs and steddy. The next day it quit starting alltogether. Battery, starter, ign. switch all ok. Cleaned all plugs. I have checked for spark off the coil. As I said before, during the cran
Sounds more like an electrical problem.First I'd check the battery voltage, should be at least 13. It shouldn't drop much below 11 when you crank the engine and it should bounce back when you stop. Make sure your connections are good especially to t ... 1985 Ford Ranger
How to replace the spark plug covered by the intake manifold
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Misfire Check engine light stays on. Engine runs very rough. My mechanic gave up after replacing: spark plugs, coil, intake manifold gasket, fuel injector. Mechanic says the only thing left to try to replace is the computer module; and he says that probably won't fix it.
Try getting him to check the tranny solenoid. My fiance just had the exact same problem we thought it was because of her valve cover gasket\\'s ect going out it burnt out 2 plugs.. we replaced it and the plugs and still had the same problem.. the tra ... 1998 Toyota Corolla
Why does my 2003 mitsubishi galant v6 3.0L stall,sputter after i cleaned the oil in my spark plug tubes. i took off the upper intake manifold opened up both valve covers replaced gaskets put in new plugs and wires..Now she moves both in reverse and in drive like she is trembling.. Can you help me
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Car was running fine.. we had just replaced the intake manifold... car was running and then just stopped... no spark to the plugs.. we noticed either plug 1 or 4 was not attached to the distributor and was laying on the transmission.. what could that have affected or blown in this case..
I would believe, based on your description, that the plug wires may not have been fully seated in the distributor cap. There is really nothing that would have "blown" to cause this problem. Make sure you feel a "click" when you seat the ... Chevrolet Spectrum
2005 Hyundai sonata 6 cylinder remove intake manifold to replace rear spark plugs, how many bolts are there in the rear? It would help if I could get a step by step way to remove the manifold.
There are 3 bolts in the back1 on left 1 in middle and 1 on the right. hope that helps ... 2005 Hyundai Sonata
Hi, I need to replace the 3 rear spark coils and spark plugs. What is the easiest way to do this? Remove the Intake manifold? Aloha, Jim
It's hard but possible to do that without removing intake manifold , if you don't have experience and right tools , probably removing the intake is easiest way.\015\012If you want to try hard way , you need to clear some room for your hands by ... 1994 Lexus Es 300
Hesitation on acceleration, engine delay, almost cuts out in 93' Plym Gr Voyager LE with 3.8L eng. (74K mi), main use to tranport 2 wheelchair bound individuals to and from doctor appointments (is modified for disabled use). 5th vin # H, 8th vin # L. Codes read show fuel injector 4 & 5. They have been replaced. New intake manifold gasket also. Can hear clicking with stethoscope, so they are working. Still same problem. New spark plugs and wires, good spark. New fuel filter. New ignition coil pac
Have someone press on the gas petal while you feel the exhaust coming out of the tail pipe.It should have more exhaust coming out as the petal is pressed farther down. This method is checking for a restriction in your catalitic converter. A high flow ... 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager
Just got answer from Matthew about replacing distributor cap on 1999 Sebring. Thanks, but what I really needed to know is if the intake manifold and all the other parts that eneded to com off to replace 3 of the spark plugs need to be removed to do the cap and rotor
Not sure about your engine size so please pick your model:\015\012\015\0122.5L Engine\015\012\015\012\015\012Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.\015\012\015\012Remove ... 1999 Chrysler Sebring
99 Saturn sc2 will not start after sitting overnight. Replaced the battery, CPK, Spark Plugs (autolite), ECTS from the dealership, cleaned throttle body with valvoline throttle body cleaner. Removed the spark plugs and they were wet. Checked for spark by attaching plug to plug wire and resting on the exhaust manifold - did see spark. Yesterday this happened and after removing the spark plugs and cranking the engine over for 10 seconds and replacing the plugs the car started ran fine and continue
Check the oil,crankcase,for fuel,if it has fuel in the crankcase,in the oil,this will happen.I would say the initial problem is in the coolant sensor,it controls spark,and fuel pulse,and air mixture,threw the computer.Now this may have been the probl ... 1999 Saturn SC
1999 pontiac grand prix coolant light came on then it felt like the car was going to stall. we found that the fan was not working so replaced it and in the process was checking things out and found coolant in the intake manifold, spark plugs were saturated. did a compression check and all cylinders had compression
Not sure if you noticed the exhaust smoke but it is likely you have a blown head gasket or a crack in the intake manifold. check the oil to see what colour it is.\015\012\015\012also when the motor is cold remove the radiator cap (carefu ... Pontiac Grand Prix
Do I have to remove the intake manifold to replace rear spark plugs on a 1996 nissan maxima?
Yes!! ... 1996 Nissan Maxima