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Need spark plugs order on the engine

Took spark plug wires off and need the order they go on the engine to put them back on.

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  • azizdallaly Apr 19, 2009

    I can't see the numbers on it and I am wondering if there is a schematic out there. which plug would be #1
    thanks


  • azizdallaly Apr 19, 2009

    it is v6 oldsmobile achieva

  • azizdallaly Apr 20, 2009

    thanks guys that did it. and RAC thanks for the details sur took lots of guessing out of it. I was afraid to goobre something up.

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If I remember right the order is cast right onto the intake manifold of the engine. It has been a while since I worked on one. Good Luck, RAC

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    Richard Camp Apr 19, 2009

    Number one cylinder is normally the piston closest to the front of the engine (pully end). 4 cyl, 1,2,3,4 6 cyl. 1,3,5, & 2,4,6. This is the norm, but sometimes the manufacturer changes things for their convience. What is the actual make, model, engine size and 4,6,or 8 cyl.? Thanks, RAC

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    Richard Camp Apr 19, 2009

    Here is what you need:

    If you have the 3100 V6 Vin "M" then as follows:
    Firing order is: 1-2-3-4-5-6
    coil pack Left to right 5-2 3-6 4-1
    rear bank left to right 1-3-5
    front bank left to right 2-4-6
    Good Luck, RAC

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