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No spark from distributer cap to spark plug

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Depending on the model and year, I would check the rotor inside the dist first. I am assuming you know you have spark coming from the coil.

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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SOURCE: 3.9 engine. spark plug wires inadvertantly got removed from distributer cap and not sure how they go back on.

go to this link for diagram. one is white spot on distributor cap.

http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-fo-9144.htm

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 94 Honda Accord

my d4 is blinking also from time to time what can i do james bklyn

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SOURCE: I replaced my spark plug wires on my 1996 chevy

Since you didn't state whether it is a V6 or V8, I'll give you both.

V6 -4.3Liter
Firing Order is 1-6-5-4-3-2
Distributor rotor turns Clockwise
Number 1 spark plug tower on distributor cap, faces the front of the engine.

->Drivers side, spark plug order in engine, starting from the Front going back:
1-3-5
->Passenger side, spark plug order in engine,
starting from the Front going back:
2-4-6

If it's Electronic, the distributor cap has a Left side, (Drivers side), and a Right side, (Passenger side)
Starting from the Front, going back on the Left side,
3-1-5
Starting from the Front going back on the Right side,
2-4-6

V8-5.0, 5.7, and 7.4Liter
Firing Order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Distributor rotor turns Clockwise
Number 1 spark plug tower on distributor cap,
faces Front, towards the Drivers side.

Electronic distributor cap has two sides. Drivers, (Left), side and Passenger, (Right), side.
Starting from Front going back on Drivers side,
1-7-3-5
Starting from Front going back on Passenger side,
8-2-4-6

Spark plug order in engine, starting from Front going back, Drivers side:
1-3-5-7
Spark plug order in engine, starting from Front going back, Passenger side:
2-4-6-8

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: car wont start, not getting spark

crankshaft sensor, or computer on toyotas then it was usually the distributor or the computer, but the crankshaft sensor might be bad too thats what helps to get you spark.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

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SOURCE: need a diagram for a 99 Dodge Dakota Sport wiring

1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9 liter V-6 VIN "X"

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1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2 liter V-8 VIN "Y"

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Hope this help (remember comment and rated this).

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