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2006 Ka, Cylinder 2 misfire but only occurs when starting car

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#1 curpha


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Posted 29 May 2019 - 06:42 PM

Hello everyone,


I own a Ford Ka 2006 1.3i (70hp). When I start the car, sometimes the engine will sound like there is bashing but could also be hard vibrations which vibrate across the car; if I continue driving an engine light appears and from my code reader, it says cylinder 2 misfire.


However, if I stop the engine and start it a couple of times, the issue can go away and then the car drives normally again.


I have recently installed new spark plugs and HT leads, aswell as a new battery. I took the spark plugs out today and they had a slight coating in grease or oil, making me believe the engine is running rich. But I have no idea what could cause this. Any help would be really appreicated!

Edited by curpha, 29 May 2019 - 06:43 PM.



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Posted 02 June 2019 - 08:32 PM

Covered on grease/oil on the pins or also on the shaft?


Oil seeping onto the plugs/leads and running down as you remove them?


Plugs gapped properly?  Coil issues?  Air leak?

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Posted 21 February 2021 - 08:04 AM

If you inspect the spark plugs, can you see any black carbon lines down the ceramic white of the plug?
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