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First off I would like to know how to tell the firing order of my 91 firbird 3.1 liter v6 basically where the number 1 plug is on the engine and on the distributor cap, I just want to make sure I dont have any wires ccrossed. My car has only 40000 mileson it I had just purchased it and did the basic tune up plugs wires distributor cap and rotor air filter, the car starts right up but when pressing on the gas pedal more than half way it totally hesitates or just doesnt fire right, cant drive the car because of the hesitation.

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  • Jason r. Hicks May 04, 2010

    Thank you for your input on this problem hopefully these things will help

  • Jason r. Hicks May 04, 2010

    Thanks Banshee I was thinking maybe it was the MAF sensor but couldnt find it at any auto parts store but the tps sounds good I will check that out to see if that helps..\

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Does the "check engine" light come on? Have you checked the fuel filter? My first impression would be that you have a TPS( throttle position sensor) which is the sensor on the side of the throttle body and measures the position of the throttle plate to adjust fuel mixture. Email me at iambanshee74@yahoo.com and I can send you the diagram of the firing order.

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