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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion Discussion, misfire in cylinder 5 in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; So the other day my engine shuttered and misfired before throwing code P0305. Misfire in cylinder 5. I cleared the ...
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    misfire in cylinder 5

    So the other day my engine shuttered and misfired before throwing code P0305. Misfire in cylinder 5. I cleared the code and the car seems to drive fine. Any damage I could be doing now??

    Do you think it's the infamous coil pack failure in our cars? If so, how hard is it to change your self?

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    Re: misfire in cylinder 5

    Quote Originally Posted by sandcracker21 View Post
    If so, how hard is it to change your self?
    "So simple a child can do it"

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    Good. Because it happened again and threw the same code. It's probably the coil pack then, right?

    I'll have to find a good write up now..

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandcracker21
    Good. Because it happened again and threw the same code. It's probably the coil pack then, right?

    I'll have to find a good write up now..
    I'm not having the problem (yet) but am interested in how you make out. I know there is a thread on this out there...

    Good luck!

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    Re: misfire in cylinder 5

    Hi,

    have the same problem but on cyl 1 (P0301). I Bought Haynes repair manual. Replacement is well described there. But i want to be sure and swap coil 1 and 3 and then read codes again.

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    How did the repair work out for you? I just got back from vacation and need to do it now. I've been looking for a write up on this.

    This is the second time it has happened to me and it's very frustrating

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    Re: misfire in cylinder 5

    It could either be your plugs or coils or both.

    Heres a post with all the info you need: http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums...coil-pack.html

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    Re: misfire in cylinder 5

    swaped coil 1 and 2, read codes, the problem is definetly the coil in my engine. i dont think the plug is the problem at my mileage 25k miles?

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