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

Firing order and diagram for 1991 dodge dakota sport, need to know how they are placed on distributer cap and engine.

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

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

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Just wondering if you have a breakdown diagram for a 1992 dodge colt 1.5l distributer


I do not have a breakdown diagram for a distributor, but just the firing orders and description of ignition system for the Dodge Colt and related models (based on Chilton manuals) if that's what you're looking for: FIRING ORDERS Fig. 1: 1990 1.8L SOHC Engines Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Rotation: clockwise 84182009.gif

Fig. 2: 1.6L DOHC Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributorless Ignition 84182010.gif

Fig. 3: 2.0L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Rotation: clockwise 84182011.gif

Fig. 4: 1.5L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Rotation: counterclockwise 84182012.gif

Fig. 5: 1993 1.8L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Rotation: counterclockwise 84182013.gif

Fig. 6: 2.4L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Rotation: clockwise 84182014.gif

To avoid confusion, replace spark plug wires one at a time. --- Distributor REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Although the distributor can be removed from the engine no matter which cylinder is about to fire, it is a good idea to have number one cylinder at TDC before distributor removal. 1.5L, 1.8L, 2.4L SOHC Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect and tag the spark plug wires from the distributor cap.
  3. Disconnect the distributor harness connector.
    Fig. 1: Ignition system for the 2.0L engine 84183001.gif

    Fig. 2: Ignition system for the 1.5L engine 84183002.gif

    Fig. 3: Ignition system for the 1992-93 1.8L engine 84183003.gif

    Fig. 4: Ignition system for the 2.4L engine 84183004.gif

  4. Loosen the distributor retaining bolt and remove the distributor from the engine. To install:
  5. Rotate the engine until No. 1 cylinder is at TDC on its compression stroke. NOTE: Be careful not to turn it to the No. 4 cylinder TDC on its compression stroke by mistake.
  6. Align the distributor housing and gear mating marks.
    Fig. 5: Ignition system for the 1990 1.8L engine 84183005.gif

    Fig. 6: Distributor installation for the 1990 1.8L engine 84183006.gif

    Fig. 7: Distributor installation for the 1992-93 1.8L engine 84183007.gif

  7. Install the distributor into the engine, while aligning the fine cut (groove or projection) on the distributor flange with the center of the distributor mounting stud.
  8. Install and tighten the distributor retaining bolt.
  9. Reconnect the distributor harness connector.
    Fig. 8: Distributor installation for the 2.4L engine 84183008.gif

    Fig. 9: Distributor installation for the 1.5L engine 84183009.gif

    Fig. 10: Distributor installation for the 2.0L engine 84183010.gif

  10. Install the distributor cap and spark plug wires.
  11. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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Some of the spark plug wires on my 1991 Dodge Dakoa Sport V8 inadvertantly got removed from distributer cap and I'm not sure I put them all back in the correct order. If anyone can provide information on...


For the 1991 Dodge Dakota 318 cubic inch = 5.2L V8

Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

Cylinders:
..........(back)...........
|...8...|..........|...7...|
|...6...|..........|...5...|
|...4...|..........|...3...|
|...2...|..........|...1...|
..........(front)

Distributor:
............3
....4..............6...
.......................(+)-screw: rounded-end of Cap
8......................5
(+)-screw: square end of Cap
.....1...............7
..............2
.........(front)

Rotation: Clockwise

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Aug 26, 2010 | 1991 Dodge Dakota

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I need a diagram for the spark plug wire fireing order on the distributer cap.


Visit this website and select the correct make, model, and engine size.

http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-dodge-firing-84.htm

Let me know if you need any further assistance.

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We replaced the distributor cap and rotor on our Dodge Ram Van 1500, but one wire popped off as we were working and we aren't sure they are in the right order anymore. How do we find a diagram to help us...


the firing order is usually stamped on the engine itself. Take off the distributer cap and turn the ignition to see which direction the rotor is turning.

The distributer cap has the number 1 plug marked . After finding the firing order, place the wires 1 where the cap is marked then in the direction the rotor is turning (ie:clockwise or couterclockwise). Keep looking . Most every motor I have seen has the firing order maked right on the engine.Or the owners manual ?

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Took plugs off distributer cap cant remember order


2.4L Engine
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
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3.0L Engine

Firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6

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Firing order: 1-2-3-4-5-6
Distributorless Ignition System

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Jul 24, 2009 | 1991 Chevrolet C2500

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Spark plug wiring on distributer cap on firing order


here is the diagram for your engine...
click here


Follow the locations on the cap illustration..

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Spark plug wiring diagram


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