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Old 03-15-2013, 06:23 PM
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I have a 4.0l sohc 4x4. There is no check engine light and it does work. But under acceleration it feels like the engine stops for a quick second and bucks sometimes it does it once sometimes it does it 10 times with in 3 seconds. No check engine lights. I did change the spark plus to silly autocraft. But that what I think it is. Almost 100%. But wouldn't I get a CEL? What other possible things could it be?
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:11 PM
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I have a 4.0l sohc 4x4. There is no check engine light and it does work. But under acceleration it feels like the engine stops for a quick second and bucks sometimes it does it once sometimes it does it 10 times with in 3 seconds. No check engine lights. I did change the spark plus to silly autocraft. But that what I think it is. Almost 100%. But wouldn't I get a CEL? What other possible things could it be?
Sometimes after a plug change you do not get the wire cap seated good,you might run down each plug and make sure the wire cap is good and snug...Start with the easy stuff first...Good Luck..
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:15 PM
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Is there a difference for pointed ends then flat metal on a spark plus?
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:09 PM
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Is there a difference for pointed ends then flat metal on a spark plus?
There suppose to look like this...Did you gap the plugs?
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Old 03-15-2013, 10:09 PM
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mine was doing that awhile ago up big hills when id have to step into it more but it has gone away but my brother thought that it was a, torque converter lockout switch, which he told me was normal on the mid 90s rangers and explorers to go bad, but idk mine stopped doing it so havent paid much attention to it...
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:27 AM
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The stock on mine were pointed? And motorcraft
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:56 AM
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The stock on mine were pointed? And motorcraft
Remember the part number of your plug? I would like to look it up so I can tell what your talking about...I'm lost....,Are you sure it is not a Autolite or Motorcraft spark plug?

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Old 03-16-2013, 11:46 PM
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Remember the part number of your plug? I would like to look it up so I can tell what your talking about...I'm lost....,Are you sure it is not a Autolite or Motorcraft spark plug?
I pulled out the old stock motorcraft plugs I'm guessing. It was motorcraft deffinatly thay were all pointed were the spark comes out. I refer to them as electrodes. Idk if there called that. But I installed flat autolite and it runs like a Chevy. (Sh*ty)
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:20 AM
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"But under acceleration it feels like the engine stops for a quick second and bucks sometimes it does it once sometimes it does it 10 times with in 3 seconds."

Was this happening before you changed the spark plugs?
What's your mileage?
Auto transmission?
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:50 AM
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That's y I'm almost 100% it wasent doing it and 153 k auto
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