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1998 chevy tracker 4x4 convertable, 2 door didnt mark my spark plug wires to distributar cap (forgot to do it) need firing order for vehicle above picture or schematic or diagram would be wonderful

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  • hawaidvr9 Apr 03, 2011

    neither the one I am replacing nor the new one has the order on it, they are blank from napa

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If it is the 1.6 liter 4 cylinder here is a diagram for you. Hope this helps.


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Sorry it wouldn't let me post it any bigger. If you need more help I can forward you a link.

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  • hawaidvr9 Apr 03, 2011

    jssanders@aol.com if you can email me that - I thought I had them all on there correctly this morning but now the car wont start - it turns over, bounces and dies

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Friend,
Generally, all distributor caps have the firing order marked inside the cap. Please look inside the cap and locate the position of the wires. The one towards the flywheel is the Number 1 cylinder. Even the length of the wires should give you an idea of its cylinder unless the distributor is in the middle of the cylinder head.

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  • hawaidvr9 Apr 03, 2011

    nope, the new and old one are blank (purchased from napa)as to the lengths, yes I have those in the right order I just dont know which order they go on the distributor cap

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The firing order for this vehicle should be marked onto the intake manifold.

Posted on Apr 03, 2011

  • hawaidvr9 Apr 03, 2011

    nope, not marked anywhere, looked under all dirty and clean areas, nothing on the hood either
    i never understood why this cant be placed on the hood or why its such a mystery

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