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318 i spark plugs wires diagram

HI I was replacing my sparkplugs wires from my 94 318i,but one of my kids pull them all out and i wasnt there when that happened.Now i dont know how the wires go .Can someone tell me whats the right order so i can put them back?i tried differents ways but nothing is working .PLEASE TRY TO BE MORE SPECIFIC FOR EXAMPLE :
WIRE #1,GOES IN THE FIRST CONECTION CLOSEST TO THE FRONT, THEN IT GOES TO THE LAST SPARKPLUG CLOSES TO THE REAR.

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3 / 3
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2 / 2
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distributor engine spark plug

FRONT ENGINE

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  • serunampuma Feb 15, 2009

    my car has the distributor above the wheel arch.

    the engine is a m42 4 cilinders


  • serunampuma Feb 15, 2009

    the plugs are connected to a black box above the wheel arch

  • serunampuma Feb 16, 2009

    the wires were complete removed out and were not marked before .

  • mark brown
    mark brown May 11, 2010

    hi, are the ignition leads still connected to the distributor in their original order or have these been removed? if they are in the same order and they have numbers 1 to 4 on them, number 1 lead will connect to the spark plug closest to the front of the engine.

  • robert jackson May 11, 2010

    does your car have the distributor on the front of the motor or above the wheel arch?

  • mark brown
    mark brown May 11, 2010

    hi, I are all the spart plug leeds connected to a black box with a twist connector? or do they lay in the middle of the cam cover?

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SOURCE: Spark plug wires

The firing order is 1-3-4-2 and that is how it should be wired.. only then can the engine work correctly.
The front of car is no 1 cylnderand nearst to dashboard is no 4 cylinderand 2 and 3 in the middle.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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SOURCE: running problem plugs and leads

the longest lead goes 2 the furthest cylinder, as they get shorter move back towards the distributor!!! all the leads are different lenghts! check the plug lead on the coil at the shock mount as it gives problems!!

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: sparkplug location

I believe they are below the cover.
Remove the two screws.

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Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: need a pictue of 1985 nissan 720 sparkplug wiring

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Posted on May 20, 2010

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SOURCE: 1984 BMW 318 I SPARK PLUG WIRING DIAGRAM

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Posted on Jun 27, 2010

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