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Old 01-24-2011, 09:50 AM   #1
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ok guys have a 1999 mustang 3.8 at just 100.000 mi and it has a miss in engine so replace plugs and wires still there also when you drive it feels like a tire is not balanced at certain speeds . saw a post here a few days ago that the guy had the same prolbem as me found out it was the harmonic balancer hoe do you check to see if that's it it?
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:57 AM   #2
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Are you sure its an engine miss and it would be a good idea to also replace the coil pack if you also replaced the plug and wires. Easy to do its only 4 screws but make sure you replace the wires in the correct order.
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:12 AM   #3
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sorry coil pack has been changed too also though mite be converter but that checks ok.
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:15 AM   #4
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If it was the balancer you would see it wobble all over the place while the engine was idling. Good luck...
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