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Firing order for 1997 jeep cherokee straight 6 cyl.

Picture or distributior cap wires for 1997 jeep cherokee staight 6cyl.

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  • jcity123 Apr 18, 2009

    I got pic. of distributor, srews r at 2 & 8 from pic distributor 11 & 5 If i loosen bolt and turn Distributor will taht stop the mis firinng? I believe it was installed wrong. Thanks

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153624 On cap #1 is two towers clockwise from right side hold-down screw, #1 is front cyl on engine. Firing order is clockwise.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Apr 18, 2009

    In theory it would, but you cannot move the distributor. It's non adjustable!! Just move the wires.

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Firing order 4.0 l 153624

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Are there numberings on the didtributor caps for a 1997 jeep cherokee sport 4.0, 6cyl?


Sorry no, manufacturers don't stamp firing order on caps. You need to get service manual to configure or google your year and engine size "firing order" - I'd do it for you but I'm answering from a phone

Mar 01, 2011 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

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I am looking for a spark plug/distributor wiring diagram for a 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee.


Plug wire order is: 153624 on six cyl 4.0 and 18436572 for v8.
#1 cylinder on 6cyl is the front one and on V8 is front on driver side.
1357 left side, 2468 right side. #1 on cap is easily found by turning the crankshaft till the timing mark aligns with 0. but that can be 180 degrees off unless rotor points away from the block (6) or towards the front of the engine (8)..

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What is the firing order for a grand cherokee laredo. I change the distributor for sgrand cherokee laredo jeep. I lined up tdc, had the rotor turned to number 1, but it is still missing.


You didn't post your engine size so please choose the apprpriate diagram:



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1989-98 2.5L Engine firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise



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2.8L Engine firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6 Distributor rotation: Clockwise



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4.0L Engine firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributor rotation: Clockwise



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5.2L and 5.9L Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

May 12, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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What is the firing order on the distributor cap on my 1997 Grand Cherokee


For the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee:
I do not know if you have the 4.0L In-Line 6-Cylinder or the 5.2L V8, however I have included both below:

For the 4.0L In-Line 6-Cylinder:
Firing Order:
1-5-3-6-2-4
Cylinders:
(back)
...6
...5
...4
...3
...2
...1
(front)

Distributor:
....(back)
.....5....3..(+)-screw
1.............6
(+).4....2

For the 5.2L V8: (Side Note 5.9L V8 = Same)
Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinders:
.......(back).......
|..8..|.........|..7..|
|..6..|.........|..5..|
|..4..|.........|..3..|
|..2..|.........|..1..|
.......(front)
Distributor:
.....(back)
.........3
....4........6..(+)-rounded tab screw
8................5
[ ].1.........7
.........2
......(front)

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!



Apr 18, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Timing on the distributor cap what is't firing order


You didn't mention engine size so here are the diagrams for both the 6 & 8 cyl engines.

4.0 Liter

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5.2 Liter
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Jan 22, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Need wiring digram from spark plugs to distributor cap


Review the Jeep ZJ Repair Manual in the Firing Order (page 10 and 11) for 4.0L 6-cyl and 5.2L 8-cyl.

I really hope hepled with this (remember rated this help) Good luck.

Nov 18, 2009 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Firing order diagram for 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport


1998 Jeep Cherokee 4WD 4.0L MFI 6cyl

To avoid confusion, tag and remove the spark plug wires one at a time, for replacement.
If a distributor is not keyed for installation with only one orientation, it could have been removed previously and rewired. The resultant wiring would hold the correct firing order, but could change the relative placement of the plug towers in relation to the engine. For this reason it is imperative that you label all wires before disconnecting any of them. Also, before removal, compare the current wiring with the accompanying illustrations. If the current wiring does not match, make notes to reflect how your engine is wired.

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Fig. 1: The firing order can usually be found cast onto the intake manifold

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Fig.: 1989-98 2.5L engine Engine firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 2.8L engine Engine firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 4.0L engine Engine firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

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Fig.: 5.2L and 5.9L engines Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise

Also, here can review the Jeep XJ Service Manual.

I hope help you with this, Good luck (remember rated this help).

Oct 13, 2009 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

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Spark plug wire position on distributor cap


1-5-3-6-2-4
ALL Jeep 4.0 motors use this firing order. Any year, any model, high output or not.

Also, the spark plug wire placement on the cap, in a clockwise direction from the post nearest the engine block is: 6-2-4-1-5-3.(to the left side of the number 6 post, there should be a hold downscrew or strap for fastening the distributor cap to the distributor.
For a picture diagram, please go to this website:
- http://www.fixya.com/cars/t2859850-need_spark_plug_wiring_1993_jeep_4l
- http://www.jeepz.com/forum/engine/16923-six-cylinder-4-0-liter-jeep-engine-specs.html

Good luck (rated this help)

Sep 06, 2009 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Wire hookup to distributer cap.


Wires just pull out of the top of the cap. Do them one at a time and you won't have a problem putting them back.(they just push into each hole.)

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