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Where to plug spark plug wires on distributor? by Adrift
Started on: 02-09-2002 06:16 PM
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Last post by: ka4nkf on 02-10-2002 11:12 PM
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Report this Post02-09-2002 06:16 PM Click Here to See the Profile for AdriftClick Here to visit Adrift's HomePageSend a Private Message to AdriftDirect Link to This Post
How do you figure out where each spark plug wire is supposed to go on the distributor?
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Report this Post02-09-2002 06:22 PM Click Here to See the Profile for conductorClick Here to Email conductorSend a Private Message to conductorDirect Link to This Post
6 or 4 plugs Ari?
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Report this Post02-09-2002 06:41 PM Click Here to See the Profile for AdriftClick Here to visit Adrift's HomePageSend a Private Message to AdriftDirect Link to This Post
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Report this Post02-09-2002 06:53 PM Click Here to See the Profile for avengador1Click Here to Email avengador1Send a Private Message to avengador1Direct Link to This Post
Check your timing mark. With it set near 0 degrees the rotor should be pointing to the number 1 cylinder. This is if the engine is at top dead center, otherwise it is pointing to the number 4 cylinder. This means you have a 50:50 chance of getting it right. If you didn't adjust the distributor, put the plug wires on and try to start it. If it starts you're done if not you're 180 degrees off and have to move the wires around. Hope this helps. The number one cylinder position should be around the 4 o clock position standing behind the car. The firing order is 1-2-3-4-5-6 and the cylinders are ,standing behind the car left to right, closest to passenger compartment 6-4-2 and closest to rear of car 5-3-1.

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Report this Post02-09-2002 07:55 PM Click Here to See the Profile for rogergarrisonClick Here to Email rogergarrisonSend a Private Message to rogergarrisonDirect Link to This Post
Your supposed to change em one at a time and you wouldnt have had that problem....
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Report this Post02-09-2002 09:13 PM Click Here to See the Profile for RockyClick Here to Email RockySend a Private Message to RockyDirect Link to This Post
Most Fiero's... but not all have a sticker on the underside of the rear hatch lid that shows the correct setup... check yours..

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Report this Post02-09-2002 09:50 PM Click Here to See the Profile for AdriftClick Here to visit Adrift's HomePageSend a Private Message to AdriftDirect Link to This Post
Mine Dosen't have the sticker :~(

I don't think my timing is set up properly either...

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Report this Post02-09-2002 10:56 PM Click Here to See the Profile for mindscapeClick Here to Email mindscapeSend a Private Message to mindscapeDirect Link to This Post
Facing the engine from the back; assuming you are standing in the trunk. The the front plugs, the ones hard to get to for some people, are 2,4,6 (right to left) <-, and the back plugs are 1,3,5 (right to left) <-. The picture below indicates the layout.

Distributor cap is laid out as follows:

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Report this Post02-09-2002 11:36 PM Click Here to See the Profile for AdriftClick Here to visit Adrift's HomePageSend a Private Message to AdriftDirect Link to This Post
PERFECT! thanks
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