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Old 06-26-2013, 15:24   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 1994 Ford Ranger 2.3L I4 splash manual transmission. It has a random misfire, i have tried to fix it but have failed. It is completely random it could be idling and start to misfire or it could be accelerating and or i could be going a steady speed and it starts to misfire or it won't misfire all day and run great its completely random. I have replaced spark pugs, spark plug wires, both coil packs, ICM twice with a BWD ICM, ignition switch, fuel injectors and it still happens. I can turn my truck off while its misfiring and start it again and it will run fine, but it could misfire again or it could run fine the rest of the time. I had the check engine light code once but i forgot it i just remember it said something about a spout connector in my Haynes manual but my Dad said that the ALLDATA program on his computer said that the Haynes manual i have is wrong but anyways i have not been able to fix this problem. Any help please?
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It sounds like you have a loose connection someplace. Check your terminals to the coils, might also want to take resistance from terminal to terminal.
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It sounds like you have a loose connection someplace. Check your terminals to the coils, might also want to take resistance from terminal to terminal.
where do you think the loose connection could be? How do i check my terminals to the coils and how do i do a resistance check from terminal to terminal? i do have all the tools to do all that i know that for sure
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See if this helps. Make sure that the connections are clean and dry, pins aren't discolored, than apply a thin coat of dielectric grease to it all to make sure that you keep the moisture out.

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See if this helps. Make sure that the connections are clean and dry, pins aren't discolored, than apply a thin coat of dielectric grease to it all to make sure that you keep the moisture out.

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i already tried that about a month ago with the connectors to the icm do you think i should try it on the connectors to the coil packs?
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Yup.
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