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88 ford ranger

I need to know the the firing order for my cables for my spark plug to my distrubutor cap. I dont know which cables go where.

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  • Tommy Walker May 11, 2010

    I need to know what size engine you have.

  • Pam Hazlett
    Pam Hazlett Aug 02, 2012

    what if its hooked up just like the diagram but its still back firing

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1988 Ford Ranger 2WD
2.0 liter SOHC L4

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1988 Ford Ranger 2WD
2.3 liter SOHC L4


1988 Ford Ranger 2WD
2.9 liter V-6

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The firing order is the same in the 4wd specs also.

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