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Location of spark plug wires to distributor cap for jeep cherokee 4.0 1987

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Here is a firing order diagram for that vehicle and engine, and let me know if you need any help to understand this diagram, or if you require any further assistance.


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Heres a diagram but you will need to locate the # 1 plug postion on the cap. there might be a dash on the dist when you remove the cap look at base of dist, for a line mark, thats # 1 start there and follow the diagram i gave you folloiw the direction of the arrow when installing wires. if no mark is found then you will need to locate remove cap and remove the # 1 spark plugl, then remove coil wire so engine will not start, put finger over hole while someone tap key until a brust of air comes out, then use a light or put screw driver into hole and turn crank with wrench until piston is all the way up, now where ever the rotor points thats # 1. hope this helps.location of spark plug wires - 38f90d6.gif

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1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0 liter L6 VIN "M"

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SOURCE: spark plug wire position on distributor cap

1-5-3-6-2-4
ALL Jeep 4.0 motors use this firing order. Any year, any model, high output or not.

Also, the spark plug wire placement on the cap, in a clockwise direction from the post nearest the engine block is: 6-2-4-1-5-3.(to the left side of the number 6 post, there should be a hold downscrew or strap for fastening the distributor cap to the distributor.
For a picture diagram, please go to this website:
- http://www.fixya.com/cars/t2859850-need_spark_plug_wiring_1993_jeep_4l
- http://www.jeepz.com/forum/engine/16923-six-cylinder-4-0-liter-jeep-engine-specs.html

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SOURCE: need wiring digram from spark plugs to distributor cap

Review the Jeep ZJ Repair Manual in the Firing Order (page 10 and 11) for 4.0L 6-cyl and 5.2L 8-cyl.

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cps located on the top left side of the bellhouseing

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1-5-3-6-2-4
ALL Jeep 4.0 motors use this firing order. Any year, any model, high output or not.

Also, the spark plug wire placement on the cap, in a clockwise direction from the post nearest the engine block is: 6-2-4-1-5-3.(to the left side of the number 6 post, there should be a hold downscrew or strap for fastening the distributor cap to the distributor.
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