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1992 Isuzu Rodeo Distributor wires 3.1L engine

Spark plug wire(s) not connected in correct firing order sequence,can you tell me where I can get a chart for proper distributor cap spark plug wire connection, I would really appreciate any help. Thank you
1992 Isuzu Rodeo 3.1L 6 cylinder engine 4X4, had put down wrong engine size

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  • joeb747 Jul 06, 2008

    Thanks, it should be noted that I had the spark plug wires connected as in the illustration as we found out later the service book shows the firing order going counterclockwise which I found out was wrong, after getting frustrated I reconnected the wires in a CLOCKWISE DIRECTION firing order 1-2-3-4-5-6 on a 3.1L engine 1992 Isuzu Rodeo and the engine fired up with no problems, as it stands the book is a misprint on the rotation-should be CLOCKWISE and not COUNTERCLOCKWISE. hope this will help others.

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    standing in front of the rodeo the left bank (left camshaft) what are the 10-12 mm bolts behind the camshaft, what are they for what do they do?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    does the number 1 spark plug get connected to the longest wire

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    a wire coming from where the spark plugs plug into is broken

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Hi,
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 -

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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

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Hi,

On the 3.2L distriburorless ignition, the firing order is a straight 1-2-3-4-5-6.

Cylinder numbering .

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Hope this works for you

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