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2002 Ford Focus Question: check engine light with a code 5010 missfire in cylinder #2, what is this?



Barbw1961, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Bethlehem, PA, May 28, 2012, 17:53

My son took his new ousted car back to school. 280 miles into a 350 mile trip he stopped for gas and the engine light came on and he made it the rest of the way and took to auto zone Nd got a code of 5010 missfire in cylinder #2! What is our next step?

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    May 28, 2012, 23:20

    Usual cause for this is: faulty or failing spark plugs or the ignition coil for cylinder #2 needs replaced. Here is the firing order http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view;_ylt=A0PDoV21QMRPNggANNmJzbkF;_ylu=X3oDMTBlMTQ4cGxyBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDaW1n?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3D2002%2Bford%2Bfocus%2Bfiring%2Border%26fr%3Dyfp-t-526-1%26fr2%3Dpiv-web%26tab%3Dorganic%26ri%3D1&w=771&h=575&imgurl=www.aa1car.com%2Flibrary%2Fford_firing_orders.jpg&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aa1car.com%2Flibrary%2Fford_firing_orders.htm&size=112.7+KB&name=Ford+firing+orders&p=2002+ford+focus+firing+order&oid=c91272e594549901e594d0e48f39f955&fr2=piv-web&fr=yfp-t-526-1&tt=Ford%2Bfiring%2Borders&b=0&ni=21&no=1&ts=&tab=organic&sigr=11k23unb8&sigb=13nkigs9k&sigi=11dui4p89&.crumb=cYIcXFC/YpB

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