2005 Ford Thunderbird Q&A
2005 Ford Thunderbird Question: Is it the Coil Problem?
Yesterday, going about 50 mph, pulled out to pass and engaged passing gear. Engine immediately stumbled and amber wrench warning light came on. Got home on partial power with engine stumbling badly and could not get past about 40 MPH. An hour later, problem gone. This never happened before. My T-Bird is well maintained and has 47,000 miles. Was this the coil problem, or something else? - donharmon
Could be something else, but the coils are a very common problem. If you could verify by scanning could be a good idea. That's the first thing I would have thought of with the description of accelerating when symptoms started. - ProfessorG
Scan test needed as stated but is the check engine light on or just the service vehicle soon, yellow wrench, light? Misfire should turn on cel. Possible throttle actuator problem but scan will tell. - pushrod
The top of my engine is perfectly clean no water spots. I have a dealer telling me that my engine coils are under water they want $270.00 for new coil covers to prevent water from gaining access to...
There may be an extended warranty on the ignition coils - see your Ford Dealer for more information-Thanks John B for this information!
I meant to ask how to locate sparkplugs and ignitioncoils on a 2004 thunderbird