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Mustang 88 I replaced all the plugs and replaced wires one by one... and car was back firing so I went to the manual which gave me a different firing order in which I had so I changed the firing order to what the manual said, which was 100 per cent different, now the car wont run.

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  • mnabi01
    mnabi01 May 11, 2010

    is this a v8 or 4 cylinder.

  • Angelo Attard
    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    sorry and what firing order are you using

  • Angelo Attard
    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    was the car runnig before you started working on it

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If it is 5.0 l v8 the order is 13726548 and 4 cylinder is 1342 if after you switched wires and it is not running the order is wrong.check again and the best way is finding no 1 tdc mark on crankshaft pulley and make sure the ignition rotor is pointing at no 1 and go from there.good luck and let me know .

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