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I want to hook up a new Honeywell thermostat that has 8 wires in place of an old mercury one that had 5 wires


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The terminals on the old stat should be basically the same as on the new stat...with a couple exceptions anyway. Note the color of wire on each terminal before removing them and reconnect to the new stat on the same terminals. 8 wires typically indicate a heat pump, so in the configuration menu you'll have to tell it whether to energize the O terminal in cool or not. If you have individual wires on Rc and Rh terminals, you must remove the factory jumper between those two terminals on the new stat. If not, you'll burn out one of the two control transformers or possibly damage your new stat.

In the configuration menu, you'll have to tell it whether its a gas furnace or electric furnace, select the way the fan operates and possibly limit the cycles per hour on both heat and cool modes. There's a lot of subtle entries that need to be done to 'tailor' the new stat to your likings also.

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I AM NOT GETTING FIRE TO THE #8 AND #5 PLUG WIRE ON A 1964 283 SMALL BLOCK THAT HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO ELECTRONIC IGNITION


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I need a spark plug wire diagram for 1987 ford 302 crown vic


1987 Ford Crown Victoria 5.0L FI 8cyl

Duraspark Type Plug Wires
The spark plug wires used with the Duraspark type ignition system are 5 / 16 in. (8mm) in diameter to contain the higher output voltage. There are two types of wires used in this system, and some engines may have both types installed. It is important to properly identify the type of wire used for each cylinder before replacements are made.

Both types are blue in color and have silicone jacketing. The insulation material underneath the jacketing on some plug wires is a silicone layer separated by glass braid. The plug cable not incorporating the silicone layer is used where engine temperatures are cooler and are identified with the letter SE with black printing. The plug cables with the silicone insulation are used where high engine temperatures are present. These cables are identified with the letters SS with white printing.
Each spark plug cable, if original, is marked with the cylinder number, model year and date of cable manufacture (quarter and year). Service replacement wires will not have cylinder numbers, or manufacture date.


On any vehicle equipped with a catalytic converter, never allow the engine to run for more than 30 seconds with a spark plug wire disconnected. Unburned fuel in the cylinder may ignite in the converter as it is exhausted and damage the converter.

When removing spark plug wires, mark and tag the individual wires. Grasp, then slowly, twist the insulator back and forth on the spark plug to free the insulator. Do not pull on the wire directly as it may become separated from the connector inside the insulator. Special tools are available which can help ease plug wire removal, and prevent damage to a cable.

When installing a new set of spark plug wires, replace the wires one at a time so there will be no confusion. Start by replacing the longest wire first. Route the wire exactly the same as the original.

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Fig. 1: 6 cylinder engine-240Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4Distributor Rotation: Clockwise

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Fig. 2: 8 cylinder engine-255, 302, 351, 400Firing Order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8Distributor Rotation: Counterclockwise

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Fig. 3: 8 cylinder engine-390, 427, 429, 460Firing Order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 DistributorRotation: Counterclockwise


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I hope helped (rememer rated this) Good luck.

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