spark plugs keep burning time and again

Asked by Jul 17, 2013 at 02:53 AM about the 2004 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Good Day,
I have a problem with a ford bantam bukkie rocam 1.3 2004 model, it keeps burning spark plugs expecially in cylinder No 4, can you please advise what might b the problem? i have already change the bougi-cords but still gives me same problem.

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There is limitet information available on the Bantam. While looking, I can't determine whether it has a distributor or coils pack. If it has a coil pack, or one dual polarity coil for each cylinder, try putting a new coil on #4. but some of them have a dual coil pack, with one coil pack for 2 and cylinders and another for the other two. Then again some have distributors. If is shorted maybe it's sending too much voltage and coking your plugs. All it is is a step up transformer with windings to give the plug 20,000 to 30,000 volts at miniscule amperage, but that high voltage makes a good spark. One thing you can do is take the spark plug out of #4, hook everything up with the plug out (ground spark plug with alligator clip wire or just ground electrode to block (not center, the tab) and have a helper crank it over..needs a nice cobalt blue spark, If the spark is yellow something is not right...bringing us back to coil

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Hi my ford bantam bakkie has no spark we tried everything and no spark it is a 2003 model 1300import engine if I try starting no spark but if I swich of fast its throw spark back if I try start again no spark

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It the engine is cranking and there is no spark, check the starter relay. Its possibly been short circuited . We have had a few of them. Changed the relay and end of the problem. Regards the 1st problem, this could be a PCM problem it's self. They are repairable. Possibly one of the ignition drivers in the PCM

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