Question about Chevrolet Lumina

1 Answer

Hi. i hope someone can help me. someone pulled out all my plug wires and i have no idea which goes where. the coil pack is numbered but where do they match up. i have a 1997 chevrolet lumina with a 3.1 .any help would be appreciated. thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 10,319 Answers

This link will show you a photo of the routing wiring from the plugs to the coils


http://www.buickforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1945

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Misfire coil


Basically that P301 is a misfire on cylinder #1. That could be a number of things. First and easiest would be a bad plug wire or plug. Next a bad rotor on the distributor or cap. Check those before going on to the Mass air flow sensor, and erg. It could be more technical like a crank shaft issue or timing chain. A good garage can diagnose those but pull the plug and see if it is fouled up and replace it. Cylinder#1 should be in the manual or on the label in the engine compartment.

Apr 16, 2014 | 1998 Ford Expedition

2 Answers

How do you change spark plugs in a 2004 hyundia sonata


It depends on which engine is in the vehicle. The 2004 Sonata came with two possible powertrains -- the 2.4 Lit L4, and the 2.7 Lit V6.

On the 4 cylinder engine, there are two coil packs and two ignition wires, Below each coil pack is a spark plug (#2 and #4 cylinders). The wire from # 2 coil pack goes to #3 spark plug, and the wire from #4 coil pack goes to #1 spark plug.

Photo:

ghost45_15.jpg
Now the 2.7 Lit V6 requires you remove the surge tank (intake manifold) in order to access the spark plugs & wires on Bank 1 (Right Hand side of the engine).

Photo:
ghost45_16.jpg

Jun 10, 2011 | Hyundai Sonata Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Do i have a coil pack


Vehicles either have a distributor for mechanically controlled igntion timing or are distributorless and have coil packs or individual ignition coils which are electronically controlled by the vehicles electronic control module or a powertrain control module. Simply look at your engine's cylinder head and see if the plug wire goes into a distributor cap or into a coil pack (which looks like a small block with other plug wires attached as well)

Mar 04, 2011 | 1994 Buick Century

1 Answer

How do I replace a coilpac on a 1998 for f150?


Hi there,

First of all, make sure the ignition switch if off. Then you remove the ignition coil electrical connectors from each coil pack. Then you number or label each spark wire so you can put them back in their original location. Then remove all spark plug wires from ignition coil pack. Then remove the ignition coil pack, four mountain screws and remove coil pack

Hope these help.

Jan 10, 2011 | 1988 Ford F 150

1 Answer

Reading number 3 cyl miss fire


Make sure the plug wires are correctly placed on the distributor cap (coil pack). In most cases, (when these are changed) two are accidentally switched.

Simply take two at a time and switch them. (refer to a repair maunal for firing order first). You can look this up online as well at http://www.google.com.

If these are correctly placed, then pull the wires (one at a time) from the plugs, and pull the plugs out and check for oil on the plug. If any one of these has oil, then you may have found your miss fire.

If all there is good (clean these and run truck); pull the distrubutor cap off (if equipped) and make sure the rotor (just under cap in center) is not cracked or warn (check end where small metal end is located). This sparks at each plug point on the distrubutor cap.

That is the next thing to check. On the inside of the cap. look to see that the prongs are not white, grooved, or broken. If any of these are true, replace both cap and rotor. Some rotors pull off, others have a small screw that hold them in palce which is located on the side.

If you're truck has coil pack(s) then have them all (if more than one) tested. These sit on a unit called a modular. Look at the modular after removing the packs and see that it is not bubbling, white, or melted. If any of these are true, it needs replaced as these cannot be tested.

Contact your local automotive parts store for correct parts and pricing. NOTE: some parts (seldom) may need to be purchased from dealer. This is rare, but sometimes an only option.

Also, if you have a distributor, check to make sure the coil wire (center of cap) is pushed on completely on the cap as well as the coil. (coil may need replaced as well) which also cannot be tested.

If need be, and you have not already, replace all of the following to ensure all is good:

plugs, plug wires, cap and rotor, coil, (the coil wire will come with the plug wires, but make sure when purchasing).

If coil packs are present instead of distributor, replace the following:

plugs, plug wires, any coil packs that are tested back, modular if it looks anything like that described above. Also remember to check for oil residue, or blackened powder on the spark plug ends.

If any, replace as necessary. When you replace spark plugs and wires do the following to ensure the firing order remains:

Pull one plug at a time. Take plug wire off the plug only, until new plug is inserted; then replace the appropriate length plug wire. (compare old to new; some may be close in length, but not exact as these are aftermarket plug wires).

Do this for each plug and wire. Save the coil wire for last to know you are finished with all: coil wire is the shortest of all (usually) and only goes on once way at each end: typically. One end will be straight - this goes to the coil. (not coil pack) the other end will be a 90 degree; this goes on the center port on the distributor.

If coil packs are present, there will not be a coil wire, as the coil packs replaced this unit.

My apologies for the lengthy reply, however this is to ensure you save time, money, and are aware of the different options and possibilities.

Please let me know if you need any further assistance.

carsandcomps

Guru, Premium Expert @ Fixya.com

May 14, 2010 | 1996 Toyota Tacoma

1 Answer

Still running rough after plugs and wires.


if the other coils are functioning, then voltage to the coil pack is ok. removing the spark plug wire from the suspected bad coil with no change in engine performance is a reliable procedure to check for a bad coil.

May 11, 2010 | 1991 Buick Park Avenue

2 Answers

How complicated is it to change spark plugs


Hello
It depends.Some autos need to have the front tire removed to get to the plugs.Or the battery is in the way.

Lets say you have a clear view at the plugs.
1. Tools You need a 3/8 ratchet with an 6 inch extension and a 5/8 or 13/16 socket.
2.A blanket or towell to cover up your fender so you dont scratch the paint.
3.A spark plug gap tool.Plug type and gap should be listed on the engine sticker under the hood.
4.Optional-undo positive cable on battery.
5.Start on first plug.DO ONE AT A TIME.pull 1 plug wire off ,and remove spark plug using your ratchet and socket.Set gap on new plug and install into plug hole.
6 Pull one wire and plug at a time so you do not cross wires and mess up firing order.

May sound like alot but its really easy.

Apr 23, 2010 | 2000 Ford Expedition

2 Answers

I just purchased a 93 Crown Victoria with the 4.6 litre V8. It idles ok but bucks under any acceleration...misses badly. To the point where I went over an overpass and begin losing speed. All the spark...


your problem is not wire location, it sounds like bad wire or wires, also those engine are pron to bad coils,but i think you should start with wires,also check fuel filter or just replace if you can check fuel preasure.hope this helps.

Oct 10, 2009 | 1993 Ford Crown Victoria

7 Answers

Hi, I was wandering if someone could tell me, what i need to do to fix my piaggio liberty 125, it has no spark. I have installed a new spark plug and still no spark.


Try removing the distributor cap and ceck to see if the rotor was broken. Please bear in mind this might not be the problem, but it's a start.

Dec 30, 2008 | Ferrari 420 Modena Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Unsure if spark plug wires are connected to the coils correctly


i presume what you replaced was the coil pack. if it's a six cyclinder which my windstar was... the numbering on the pack is one to three on one side. and 4-6-5 on the other. either ford had a better idea or they wanted to see if mechanic paid attention. you haven't mentioned the motor is running rough, but the spark sound suggests something is off. start from the coil pack and make sure each wire is where it should be. it's numbered right on the pack. the wires hopefully will have numbers stamped right on them.
follow each wire to see which cyclinder it goes to to make sure the order is correct.

Robert

Dec 16, 2008 | 1997 Ford Econoline

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

27 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8202 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...