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Spark plug wire to distributor hook up

Where do the plug wires go on the distributor cap for correct firing on a1996 jeep grand cherokee V-8?

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This should help: http://autorepair.about.com/library/faqs/bl764h.htmSpark plug wire to distributor hook up - 62417052.gif

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I just changed the plugs,wires,distributor cap on my 1996 jeep grand cherokee limited, the firing order is correct,but my engine is misfiring&the codes that come up on my computer/scanner reads misfire...


I would manually set it up to top dead center. (Rotate the engine by using a breaker bar and socket on the crankshaft pully bolt the same direction as it runs) with the front cylinder, #1, assuming you have a 4.0 liter straight six, spark plug out. Put your finger in the spark plug hole, and as the engine is turned by hand, you will feel "air pressure." This is coming up onto the compression stroke. With the piston at top, you are at top dead center. (Zero aligned for timing marks) Now remove the distributor cap, your rotor should be pointing at the stud for the number one plug wire.
Turning it will then move the rotor to the next plug to be fired.

Nov 10, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I need to know the firing order of my 1995 limited jeep grand cherokeemy spark plug wires are missing i have new wires i just don't know the firing order


For the 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee:
I do not know if you have the 4.0L In-Line (Straight) 6-Cylinder or the 5.2L V8; however I have included bothe below.

For the 4.0L In-Line 6-Cylinder:
Firing Order:
1-5-3-6-2-4
Cylinders:
(back)
|..6..|
|..5..|
|..4..|
|..3..|
|..2..|
|..1..|
(front)
Distributor:
...(back)
....5...3.(+)-screw
1...........6
(+)4...2
...(front)

For the 5.2L V8:
Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinders:
.......(back)......
|..8..|........|..7..|
|..6..|........|..5..|
|..4..|........|..3..|
|..2..|........|..1..|
.......(front)
Distributor:
.......(back)
.........3
...4.........6
8...............5
...1.........7
.........2
.......(front)

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!

May 21, 2010 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Need wiring digram from spark plugs to distributor cap


Review the Jeep ZJ Repair Manual in the Firing Order (page 10 and 11) for 4.0L 6-cyl and 5.2L 8-cyl.

I really hope hepled with this (remember rated this help) Good luck.

Nov 18, 2009 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Firing order diagram for 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport


1998 Jeep Cherokee 4WD 4.0L MFI 6cyl

To avoid confusion, tag and remove the spark plug wires one at a time, for replacement.
If a distributor is not keyed for installation with only one orientation, it could have been removed previously and rewired. The resultant wiring would hold the correct firing order, but could change the relative placement of the plug towers in relation to the engine. For this reason it is imperative that you label all wires before disconnecting any of them. Also, before removal, compare the current wiring with the accompanying illustrations. If the current wiring does not match, make notes to reflect how your engine is wired.

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Fig. 1: The firing order can usually be found cast onto the intake manifold

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Fig.: 1989-98 2.5L engine Engine firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 2.8L engine Engine firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 4.0L engine Engine firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 5.2L and 5.9L engines Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

Also, here can review the Jeep XJ Service Manual.

I hope help you with this, Good luck (remember rated this help).

Oct 13, 2009 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

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Spark plug wire sequence foor a 3.1


No 3.1L but choose the one that is yours.....

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2.5L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributor rotation: clockwise


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1999-04 4.0L Engine Firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributorless ignition system

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4.7L Engine Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributorless ignition

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5.7L Engine Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributorless ignition

Oct 09, 2009 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Spark plug wire position on distributor cap


1-5-3-6-2-4
ALL Jeep 4.0 motors use this firing order. Any year, any model, high output or not.

Also, the spark plug wire placement on the cap, in a clockwise direction from the post nearest the engine block is: 6-2-4-1-5-3.(to the left side of the number 6 post, there should be a hold downscrew or strap for fastening the distributor cap to the distributor.
For a picture diagram, please go to this website:
- http://www.fixya.com/cars/t2859850-need_spark_plug_wiring_1993_jeep_4l
- http://www.jeepz.com/forum/engine/16923-six-cylinder-4-0-liter-jeep-engine-specs.html

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Sep 06, 2009 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Distributor cap wiring diagram


Check this info... Wiring Diagrams with the graphic firing order for 6 and 8 cilinders.

Good luck!!!

Apr 22, 2009 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Got spark plug wires crossed,need diagram


Hope this helps, couldn't find diagram.

Firing order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 --------------- | 2 4 6 8 | | | front | ----- | | | 8 || | | 1 4 || of | |2 3|| | | 7 6 || | | 5 || vehicle | ----- | | | | 1 3 5 7 | --------------- Distributor rotates clockwise

Dec 20, 2008 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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