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Sequence for spark plug leads on a vw polo 1.4 1996

On the distributer cap which is the plug lead for number 1 spark plug and which is number 1 spark plug, also what is the firing sequence.
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  • darren625 Nov 12, 2008

    thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    the number 1 spark plug crakes after the 1996 ford explorer is driven for a short distance. why does this happen

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Hello darren625, the firing order will be 1-3-4-2, #1 will be at the front of the block,I am not familiar with volks wagon but you can disconnect the power (to be safe) turn the engine over by hand with plugs out for ease use a piece of stiff wire or small screwdriver in the #1 plug hole and you will feel the piston come up make sure it is on the compression stroke (you will feel air escape) when it is at the top before it starts to travel down that will be tdc (top dead center) the rotor will now be in line with #1 connect wires as per firing order and you should be good to go,hope this helps, good luck

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

  • Hans Mieremet
    Hans Mieremet Jan 04, 2014

    Fire order is correct,that's not the problem

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