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I went to a auto store and they ran a diagnostic because the service engine light was on. The reading said that there is an start-up misfire??? What does this mean please?
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Was it this one?

DTC Code P0316

DTC Code: P0316 Description: Misfire Detected On Startup (First 1000 Revolutions) Probable Causes:
  1. Update control unit software - Check for the latest control unit update
  2. Powertrain or Engine Control Module faulty
  3. Fuel pressure - Pump, regulator, filter or lines
  4. Fuel injector(s) faulty
  5. Ignition system - Ignition module, coil, spark plugs and wires
  6. Fuel system
If so, start with the easy stuff and make sure you have spark and then move up.
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well let me start by saying welcome to the site. now i dont know about the code if you know what it was ill look it up and tell you.
I found out, but thank you very much.
Does my 2002 F150 5.4 triton have a timing chian or belt. It is 4 wheel drive also. Thank You
It is a chain.

Thank you Mr. Mac for the reply.
What type of transmission fluid should I use please?

2002 F-150
5.4 triton automatic
4 wheel drive 4x4
Last time I did a fluid/filter change I used Advance Auto Parts DEX III/M and haven't had any issues at all.
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