96 Taurus Cold Misfire - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Taurus | Mercury Sable | Ford Taurus SHO | 1986-2007
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

Ford Taurus | Mercury Sable | Ford Taurus SHO | 1986-2007 Forum for discussion of the Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable and Ford Taurus SHO. Covers vehicle years: 1986-2007

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2010, 03:47   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: So. California
Posts: 6
96 Taurus Cold Misfire

Cold Misfire 96 Taurus GL 3.0L / Just had cyl. Heads Reman. On cold start only / throws a cyl. 6 misfire code. When erased when warm, no code given. Replaced wires to no avail. Car seems to run fine / but throws codes. Gets an occasional 52 for airbags / when reset is fine for weeks, then mysteriously reappears. Only other codes are the 420 and 430 for the cats (Ca. Vehicle) and these are very infrequent. Car is smogged, but I'm sure it could benefit from the new cats, but the cost factor for Cali emission is high.
DriftMGR is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-18-2010, 16:40   #2 (permalink)
Multi-Group Moderator
 
tbird100636's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Massachusetts
Age: 32
Posts: 1,822
cool Re: 96 Taurus Cold Misfire

Quote:
Originally Posted by DriftMGR View Post
Cold Misfire 96 Taurus GL 3.0L / Just had cyl. Heads Reman. On cold start only / throws a cyl. 6 misfire code. When erased when warm, no code given. Replaced wires to no avail. Car seems to run fine / but throws codes. Gets an occasional 52 for airbags / when reset is fine for weeks, then mysteriously reappears. Only other codes are the 420 and 430 for the cats (Ca. Vehicle) and these are very infrequent. Car is smogged, but I'm sure it could benefit from the new cats, but the cost factor for Cali emission is high.
For the catalytic converter efficiency codes (P0420 and P0430) I would try 2 new Downstream O2 sensors (after cats.) first. Aged Downstream O2 sensors can have slightly out of range readings causing the Catalyst OBDII Monitors to falsely fail and set a code.

Cylinder #6 Misfire (P0306). Front bank far left cylinder. Have you checked the spark plug yet??? have you tried swapping the #5 and #6 fuel injectors yet???
__________________
Master ASE Certified L1 Chrysler Technician- still a Ford fan at heart.
1964 Thunderbird Hardtop- Chantily Beige- 390 FE 4V V8-Uncle's Car
1966 Thunderbird Convertible- Red- 390 FE 4V V8- Uncle's other car- waiting for paint and body work!!!
tbird100636 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Taurus | Mercury Sable | Ford Taurus SHO | 1986-2007



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:40.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.