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1995 Mazda 626 -what is the firing order on a 2,5lt engine? I have # one turned to the top and the timing mark on the crank is right on but the rotor is on #6 plug. Doesn't make sense to me. When I turn it over it backfires through the air intake. I removed the cover on the timing belt and it is in good condition with no cracks or no cogs missing

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I read that the firing order was '1,2,3,4,5,6' which is easy to remember: 1995 Mazda 626 -what is the firing order on a - prev.gif next.gif FIRING ORDERS NOTE: To avoid confusion, remove and tag 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 in your book to reflect how your engine is wired. Fig. 1: 1.5L, 1.6L, 1.8L (except K8) and 2.2L Engines Firing order: 1–3–4–2 Distribu1995 Mazda 626 -what is the firing order on a - 89542g14.gif: Counterclockwise 89542g14.gif
Fig. 2: 1993–97 2.0L 1995 Mazda 626 -what is the firing order on a - 89542g15.gifg order: 1–3–4–2 Distributor rotation: Clockwise 89542g15.gif Fig. 3: 1998 2.0L Engine Firing order: 1–3–4–2 Distributorless Ignition System 89542g16.gif
Fig. 5: 1998 2.5L (626) Engine Firing order: 1–2–3–1995 Mazda 626 -what is the firing order on a - 89542g19.gifash;6 Distributorless Ignition System 89542g18.gif
Fig. 6: 2.3L Engine Firing order: 1–2–3–4–5–6 Distributorless Ignition System 89542g19.gif

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