How do I reset my computer for my 1997 lsc 4.6 L v8 lincoln mark viii ?

Asked by May 27, 2017 at 07:09 AM about the 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 2 Dr LSC Coupe

Question type: General

The code reader says it misfires  on  1, 2, and  8? Is it my computer  or  would it
be my timing?

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Misfires are due to a poor spark or fuel. Most times it's the spark plugs, or could be the wires. When we're they changed last? If you don't know, replace the spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor and see if the condition goes away. Start with the easy things first.

We changed the plugs only. It has coil packs so there are no wires or distributor cap

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No cap, no rotor, no wires, no coil packs..If it is a 1997 lincoln mark VIII this vehicles uses a coil on plug (COP) ignition design. The individual coils one on each plug fail after time..Clear the codes on the EECIV computer with a low cost code reader. Confirm the missing has stopped. Don't guess.

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