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Old 09-28-2013, 01:54 AM   #21
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ill try the local performance shop tomorrow and see what they come up with
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:00 AM   #22
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$130 for the plug? Holy ripoff! And nothing online?

Cut your bad plug off and go junkyard hunting with that one for comparison. The Contour did have the Zetec but I'm not sure which years...also '99 ZX2 Escort, IIRC.
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:05 AM   #23
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not that i can find im at the point now that ill take coil and plug off any zetec motor and splice it in. long as it has the 3 wires i should be good to go lol
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:18 AM   #24
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got the plug and coil from a junkyard... the plug is fine but the coil has a cracked casing on it... and i cant get any fire out of it. is it dickered?
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:26 AM   #25
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Yes, coil is shot if it's cracked.
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Old 10-02-2013, 05:37 PM   #26
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bit the bullet and bought all new plugs wires coil harness plug still no go...
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Old 10-02-2013, 05:56 PM   #27
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Crap.
You're sure there aren't any more wiring surprises still hiding? Still doing the same thing, or new symptoms?
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Old 10-02-2013, 06:00 PM   #28
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It rolls gets its fuel but no spark... Every thing works again. Ill see if its throwing a code tomorrow.
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Old 10-04-2013, 02:00 PM   #29
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No. Codes would the ignition relay play a part in this?
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Old 10-04-2013, 02:22 PM   #30
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Did you fix the melted wiring harness from the exhaust yet? Maybe you have a break in a wire there. Could also be a bad computer like you were afraid of earlier. They're harder than most people think to fry, but once bad they can be hard to diagnose.
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