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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Isuzu seem to have complicated things by changing engines, firing orders and even direction of rotation! As you can see, they've numbered the cylinders the other way than the 3.2L.
The Firing sequence for the 3.1 (traditional distributor) 6 cylinder is as follows -
If you take the distributor cap off, there should be a "No.1" formed on the inside. Stick a lead on this before you put the cap back on and go from there.
As leads are different lengths, you may have to swap a few to find the best fit.
I think 2 of them will look out of place - but that's the way it's designed. Just make use of clips for holding them neatly.
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Posted on Jul 06, 2008
THE metal cover is just a sleeve on wire. it will come off with it. try turning wire back and forth to loosen it up from plug. helps a lot to have a set of wire puller pliers
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
No 3.1L but choose the one that is yours.....
2.5L Engine Firing order: 1-3-4-2 Distributor rotation: clockwise
1999-04 4.0L Engine Firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4 Distributorless ignition system
4.7L Engine Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributorless ignition
5.7L Engine Firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributorless ignition
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
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