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Cnange rear spark plugs

Rear plugs and distributor cap hard to get to.

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Distributor cap firing order


When facing the engine from the front of the truck, the cylinders are numbered from front left to rear left side of engine 1234. the right side would ten be from front to back 5678. The firing order for a 302cid engine (5.0 litre) is 15426378. The number 1 plug wire in your distributor cap should typically be located on the back side of the cap itself, but the best way to know is to pop the cap and turn your engine over by bumping your starter momentarily until you get your timing marks where you can see them on your harmonic balancer. To ensure you are at top dead center, you may want to pull spark plug number one and stick a screwdriver into the hole. If the screwdriver is stopped because it hits something right away, this means you are 180degrees off and will need to again bump your starter until you once again align your timing marks and then check the cylinder with your screwdriver. this time it should easily enter the cylinder. replace your spark plug and attach the plug wire to the spark plug. Now looking at the rotor underneath the distributor cap, the position it is pointing to is where you plug in wire number 1. You wire your distributor cap counter-clockwise 15426378. I hope this helps you out.

Apr 09, 2015 | 1986 Ford F 250

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Cant find rear sparkplugs


For spark plug problem, click the help links provided below: ---
Car has no spark?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/car-has-no-spark.html

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How to Replace Spark Plugs?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-spark-plugs.html

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Car cranks, has spark but will not start?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-crankshas-spark-but-will-not-start.html

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The spark plug firing order for car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/spark-plug-firing-order-for-car.html

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How to gap spark plug ? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-gap-spark-plug-on-chevy-impala.html

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Spark plug Replacing for?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/spark-plug-replacing-for-chevy-impala.html

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How to identify number one spark plug on the distributor cap?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-identify-number-one-spark-plug.html

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How does the spark plug wire go on the distributor cap?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-does-spark-plug-wires-go-on.html

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Spark plug Firing Order Diagram?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/2006-suzuki-forenza-spark-plug-firing.html

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Jan 29, 2012 | 2004 Kia Amanti

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I have a 87 toyota pickup the motor is not turning over enough to crank it i have replaced the coil distributor starter and battery


when you crank the engine you have to check if spark plugs fire if not maybe your crank sensor is bad, thats why car wont start, your distrbutor is turning when crancking? did you cnange distributor cap and rotor?

Feb 06, 2011 | Toyota Pickup Cars & Trucks

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What is the firing order on a 92 Ford ranger xlt 3.0 v6


The spark plug firing order is ( 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 ) The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISE ( 1 - 4 - 2 - 5 - 3 - 6 ) The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces towards the firewall and slightly towards the passenger side The engine cylinders / spark plugs are numbered : passenger side of engine , front to rear , 1 , 2 , 3 and drivers side of engine , front to rear , 4 , 5 , 6

Dec 08, 2010 | 1992 Ford Ranger

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What is the firing order on a 1984 f 150 six cyl


1 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 6 - 3 - 7 - 8

The distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE

The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces to the rear and slightly towards the drivers side of the engine

The engine cylinders / spark plugs are numbered : passenger side , front to rear , 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 and drivers side , front to rear 5 , 6 , 7 , 8

Oct 22, 2010 | 1984 Ford F 150

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How do I install a distributer on 1998 vortec engine. old distributer missing


Hi: To Install the Distributor Correctly, 1st thing to do is Remove your #1 Spark Plug assuming it will turn over have someone Turn the Key Off and On in Short Intervals.Either put a Compression Gauge in the #1 Spark Plug HoleOr the Old Fashion Way Works as well just put your Finger in the #1 Plug Hole.As your Helper Cranks the Engine On -Off On -Off.Not A Continuous Crank.When You Feel Air Pressure or See gauge Come up.TYhats when your Engine is a The compression Stroke.Now you Can Drop the New Distributor in its Hole.NOTE: You'll need a Spark Plug and Timing Diagram to See the Position your Distributor ROTOR Line it up to where the Diagram Shows your #1 Spark Plug Wire Will go in the Distributor Cap.If the Distributor Rotor is Not n That Position Your goning to Get Either Back Firing engine May Not Even Stsrt, To This Is Crucial. After The Know that you have The Distributor Droppped The Right position you'll need to Put Gap your Plugs at the Correct Specs, With All Plugs in Now You'll need to Put New Plug Wires on .And They MUST be in the correct order.Sitting inside your Vehicle #1 Plug is the Front Plug on the Drivers Side Next is #3 plug Next is #5 and Your Back Plug is Number 7,On the other side Passenger Front Plug is #2 next #4 Next is #6 and the Back is #8 Assuming you know have your Distributor Dropped in The Proper Position, Put the #1 Spark Plug Wire on the Front Spark Plug (Drivers Side) The Spark Plug Firing Order in Your Engine is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Clockwise So the Next hole after you have #1 Plug and Wire on And Distributor In Correct Position on COMPRESSION STOKE, Going Clockwise you next wire will be your #8 Position in The Cap And it wil go to the Back Spark Plug on The Rear Spark Plug on Passenger Side. NOTE: Drivers Side Spark Plugs on the Drivers Side Front to Back are Your Odd Numbers 1-3-5-7 Pasenger Side is Your Even Numbers From The Front is #2-4-6-8 Is The Rear PLug .

Heres a Diagram of your Spark plug Positions

Front of Engine
1 2
3 4
5 6
7 8

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How do the wires go to the spark plugs from the distributor cap?


The cap is marked # 1 the firing order is 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 counterclockwise facing the engine from the front it is 1-2-3-4 front to rear on pass side 5-6-7-8 front to rear on drivers side

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I have fuel and spark but my S10 blazer wont start. I have tried adjusting timing. like 5 or 6 times any help??


without the year of the vehicle it will be hard to solve. If fuel injected check to see if injectors are firing noid light will tell. Pull plugs, check for gas fouling/change if necessary(carbuerated same procedure). If check engine light on, pull codes, may indicate nature of problem. Common problem on s-10 with 4.3 is fuel distributor or cap and rotor. you may have fuel pressure in rail but not at injectors. Check for spark at plugs not at coil wire as distributor cap failure is common.

Dec 26, 2009 | Chevrolet Blazer Cars & Trucks

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1993 blazer 4x4


I assume you have the 4.3 vortec. If so, check to make sure you have the spark plug wires in the right position on the distributor cap. firing order is 1,2,3,4,5,6. right side of engine is 1 front 3 middle and 5 rear. Left side of engine is 2 front, 4 middle, and 6 rear. On the distributor cap # 1 should be toward front of engine and work counter clockwise from there. Hope this is helpful. KS

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1995 Ford F350 5spd. distributor cap wiring diagram/layout!!!


1) #1-4 pass side front to rear #5-8 drivers side front to rear
2) 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
3)#1 is usually marked on cap wires go ccw
4) TDC #1 cyl you must remove the shorting plug before timing
it is located by the dist plug or the ignition module small gray plug

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