Last post on Aug 06, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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#1 of 6 DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS
Aug 04, 2010 (6:55 pm)
My 2002 Lincoln LS V8 has developed a miss
or hesitation when accelerating from 40-55 MPH.
No hesitation prior to 40 MPH or upon reaching
full cruising speed > 60 MPH. This hesitation or miss is accentuated when going up a hill. Seems like an electrical issue to me....initially I thought spark plug wires....only as I found out upon lifting the hood to investigate....there are no spark plug wires. Could this issue be spark plug coils? Or possibly something other than an electrical issue
...perhaps a tourque converter problem? Would like some feedback before I resort to taking it in to he dealer. Appreciate any comments. Thanks!
#2 of 6 Re: DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS [rwood22]
Aug 05, 2010 (4:54 am)
Almost guaranteed to be the COPs (coil on plug). A good mechanic can load test them to be sure. If some are bad go ahead and replace all of them.
Second choice would be fuel filter/fuel pump.
#3 of 6 Re: DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS [rwood22]
Aug 06, 2010 (4:24 am)
Sound like the COPS.
#4 of 6 Re: DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS [toomanyfumes]
Aug 06, 2010 (5:01 am)
Silly me - why didn't I think of that?
#5 of 6 Re: DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS [akirby]
Aug 06, 2010 (9:30 am)
Sometimes people want a second opinion.
#6 of 6 Re: DIAGNOSE ENGINE MISS [toomanyfumes]
Aug 06, 2010 (10:19 am)
Nah - they trust me...........