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Timing and Firing Orders

Parent Category: Fuel and Engines
Firing order refers to the order of power delivery of the cylinders in an engine. Timing and firing orders both contribute to the engine’s fuel economy, power, and longevity. Achieving the proper timing is critical in the engine’s performance.


The belt tensioner for the AC/Alternator belt is beneath the alternator. Facing the engine from bumper you can see the ac/alternator belt tensioner on the left side and beneath the alternator. Losen that bolt with size 12 socket. Next, loosen the tensioner bolt until the belt loosens. Now, with the...
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 and the distributor rotates counter clockwise.
The firing order is ( 1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4 )The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces AWAY from the engineThe engine cylinders are numbered 1 to 6 , from front to rear
  == Answer ==   Yes possibly the parts you refer to are general engine maintenance parts. These parts would not repair the problem you are describing if it pre-existed.
The firing order for a Chevy 3.1L V6 is: 1 2 3 4 5 6
The coil pack towers are numbered :coil---3---4pack--2---6plug---1---5
  == RPM ==   If your car has a tachometer,  that is the dial with a needle that moves to the right as you increase engine RPM, it should have different colored zones going  to red on the right side of the guage.  Never "rev" your engine, that is depress the gas pedal, to...
Answer . \nUnless a timing chain is making a noise or has jumped a tooth, they need not be replaced. Timing belts need changing according to the specs spelled out in the owner's manual.
FIRING ORDER   1988 Nissan/Datsun Truck D21 Truck 2WD 2.4L FI 4cyl     The Firing Order   Firing order 1-3-4-2 intake ------------------ front | 1 2 3 4 | | | | 1 2 3 4 | of ------------------ ------- exhaust | 4E 2I | vehicle |1I 3E| |2E 4I| | 3I 1E | ------- Distributor rotates...
its 1 8 4 3 6 5 7 2 looking at it from the front of the vehicle 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Six cylinder, 1-5-3-6-2-4. Numbered from radiator to windshield,1,2,3,4,5 6. V8, 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2. Pass head 2-4-6-8. Drivers 1-3-5-7.
http://auto.consumerguide.com/Auto/Used/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/2329/act/usedcarreviewreliability/Consumer Guide� Estimated Repair Costs This table lists costs of likely repairs for comparison with other vehicles. The dollar amount includes the cost of the part(s) and labor (based on $50 per...
  == Answer ==     Replacing the timing belt isn't that hard of a job. You will have to jack up your car, and take off the driver side tire. This should expose the three belts. The timing belt should be th inner most belt. To make sure you know which belt is the timing belt, follow it...
Its has a timing belt (2.0l 16 valve dual cam ) and a timing chain in rear of camshaft.
1 - 3 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8The distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces to the REARThe engine cylinder / spark plug locations are numbered :firewall4 - 83 - 72 - 61 - 5front
  == Answer ==   1-6-5-4-3-2   == Answer ==     Its 135 on pass 246 on driverside 123456
First : you need a timing light. you can get one at Walmart. $30 You need to remove the radiator shroud and fan! so you have a clear view at the crank pully ! see the marks on it . Next hook the timing light to the Pos. on the battery, then clamp the other wire to the looped wire on the ptu wire...
The 3.1 litre V6 engine in a 1997 Buick Century has a timing CHAIN
All V8 Chevrolet's are 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2 with 1,3,5,7 on the left bank and 2,4,6,8 on the right with the distributor rotating clockwise.
Answer . \nBuy yourself a Hayne's or Chilton's repair manual at any auto parts store.
Answer . \nNot a job for any one except a trained professional. Severe engine damage can occur if done incorrectly.
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 clockwise, and conveniently stamped on the intake manifold.
Hey Sheila==Call a couple of local garages as it varies as to where you live. GoodluckJoe I had mine replaced for 800
  1. http://kia.com/index.php 2. (lower left side) hover "Kia Owners" >> click "Service Information" 3. Create Login (worth it!!!!!!!) 4. Technical Information This is a HUGE online repair manual. I was very impressed, overlooking some translation errors.
The 3.5 litre V6 engine in a 2007 Nissan Altima has a timing CHAIN
depends what model you have and what year. Ive got a 2.0lRXE estate 1998 model and the engine has to be taken out for the cam to be changed. Also bear in mind that you might have to change the tensioners, wheels etc to make it a good job.
The spark plug firing order is ( 1 - 3 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8 ) in a 1999 Lincoln ContinentalIt has the Coil On Plug ( C.O.P. ) ignition system with ( 8 ) individual coilsThe engine cylinder locations are numbered :firewall1-----2-----3-----45-----6-----7-----8front of 1999 Lincoln Continental >...
  Yes it will I had a tensioner pulley give out on mine that had to be replaced due to having an incorrect belt, and incorrect routing. I ran for over a week while I waited for the proper belt, and replacement pulley to get to me. The Supercharger does indeed make a difference in power, but if...
  For some they are astatus symbol, for a few they are a symbol of pollution for most people they simply provide transportation.Transport people and cargo from one place to another.
Answer . \nI timing chain rarely needs replacing. A timing belt needs to be replaced at the interval specified in your owner's manual. Don't have one, get one.
if the specs are the same as they are in '94 which I wouldn't see why they would change them it's 0 degrees btdc.
For the 3.3 litre V6 engine in a 1999 Mercury Villager :The firing order is ( 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 )The engine cylinder locations are numbered :firewall1-----3-----52-----4-----6front of vehicle > driver-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The...
all 4 cylinder engines have a fireing order of 1 3 4 2
  Approx every 60000 miles. Keep in mind that this is a critical repair. Without getting too technical, if the timing belt breaks, the piston can stike the intake or exhaust valve, bending it.   If that happens the cost to repair that damage is between $2500 and $3500.   The cost for a...
1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces AWAY from the engineThe engine cylinders are numbered 1 to 6 , from front to rear
If it's an H.O. engine(Mustang, Thunderbird, or Lincoln Mark VII)  it is 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8. The same as a 351W. All other 302 V8's are  1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8    The firing order is listed on the intake somewhere.  1,5,4,2,6,3,7,8, starting from front pass 1234, then front driver  5678
 == Answer ==   This truck has a timing chain, not a belt. The chain will last longer than a belt and should not be replaced until it fails. 
    == Answer ==       Are you sure it's the timing belt you're speaking of? I don't think that is possible. It is probably one of the serpentine belts. If you can see the belt you're speaking of, it is not the timing belt. The timing belt is hidden behind a plastic housing on...
== Answer ==   The '97 Acura has about 200 hp.   Also, the 3.2 V6 engine from 99 on has 225 HP
Suggest you call a Yamaha dealer for info.
the cam closest to the front of the van there will be a little bump if the back cover is dirty u will have to clean it in order to see it it should be at about 1:00 and there is a small dimple on the cam sprocket line the two up then on the back cam sprocket the bump is at the same 11:00 it really...
About every 60,000 miles, depending on driving conditions.
look on my bio page I've given important imfo on this. it is a very involved job.there are also many parts you should be prepared to replace ,cause they are there and will be removed any way...so to do it right it will cost more than you may be prepared to spend at this time .i would tell you if you...
  == Answer ==     18436572 is the firing order on a 318 cid. clockwise rotation on the distributor.   Try it,see if it works for your vehical.
    The smaller v6 is also a belt. Regardless, you need the book. It's not too difficult, but it is painstaking. Take a lot of pictures and notes soe you can remember how to put it all back together.     == Answer ==       you have to get abook the 4 cylinder is...
The firing order for the 4.3 V6 is 1, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2,  clockwise. 
How much to repair a timing chain on a 2003 Nissan murano
Just put a socket on the tensioning pulley and it will lossen the drive belt nope....wrong answer, socket and rachet wont have clearance. this is a lincoln, not a chevy... a standard wrench (either 15 mm or 5/8 in. ), using the box-end of the wrench, place it on the tensioner pulley mount bolt (you...
STRAIGHT 6 cylinder - Ford , GM , Chrysler etc.
  1-2-3-4-5-6-   Rear of engine: 1-3-5   Front of engine 2-4-6
their should be like a ^ ^ ^ ^ type of ,looks like sharp teeth theirs a line on your pully that should line up to one of the teeth not sure witch one it is.it should be located just abouve you timing chin cover.
On a 1998 Ford Taurus ( no )   The 3.0 litre " Vulcan " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN )   The 3.0 litre " Duratec " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
With a Timing Light. A timing light is a strobe light that fires each time the number one cylinder fires. It gets power from the battery and has a pickup that goes around the number one spark plug wire. There is a notch on the crankshaft pulley and a pointer or series of marks on the timing chain...
1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces AWAY from the engineThe engine cylinders are numbered 1 to 6 , from front to rear
The firing order of all 3.9 L Dodge vans a trucks is 1-6-5-4-3-2.
Although the GTP has a supercharger the engine makeup is basically the same. 3800 series II The front from pass. to driver is 1-3-5 and rears pass. to driver is 2-4-6. The plug wire order? 1 4 6 3 2 5 ( courtesy of www.gtpworld.com ) hope this helps G     The plug wire is 145236
B is a smooth inside where the BX is grooved or notched style,  according to some websites the BX last longer and is better for a  small diameter sheave.
1 - 5 - 4 - 2 - 6 - 3 - 7 - 8 ( according to the Owner Guide )
  You need to manually rotate the engine and set the number one cylinder at Top Dead Center (TDC) before re-insalling the distributor. Hopefully, you made a mark on the distributor that relates its position to the engine in orde to re-install it as it was. If you forgot to make a mark, try to...
It is a small SUV.
remove enter door panel. check the latch rod from handle to keeper spring latch (lock). either bent or detached. end.
is located above the thermostat which is located behind the engine (follow the left side radiator water hose until it connects to the engine with 3 bolts .)to the left of the oil filter. To locate all this you will need to remove most os the plastic covers (engine cover, air filter casing etc )
1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces AWAY from the engineThe engine cylinders are numbered 1 to 6 , from front to rear
1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISEOn the Ford and Dodge engines # 1 on the distributor cap faces AWAY from the engineOn the Chev engine # 1 on the distributor cap faces to the front
Answer . I think around 65,000 miles. I know the LS400 calls for a change a 90,000 miles. Check on lexusownersclub.com for specifics... vbdenny. Answer . I believe the recommendation was 80,000. But my 95 Lexus timing belt was replace around 97,000.. Update: . Although the manufacturer does not...
Yes, it should be changed at 105,000m miles (168,000kms) or 10  years whichever sooner.
  == Answer ==     80,000 to 90,000 miles or 10 years
Be sure the battery is healthy and fully charged at 12.68 volts.Added: there are several things to check in addition to the battery charge...Also check your battery cables and terminals to make sure they are in good condition. Then check and see if your plug wires are cracked/worn out..Then check...
  The spark plug firing order is ( 1 - 5 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 4 )   The distributor rotor turns CLOCKWISE   The marked # 1 position on the distributor cap is installed facing away from the engine
1 - 3 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8
  == Answer ==   Remove the timing belt cover. There should be a pully that will ratched in and out to tighten and loosen the belt.
in the front drivers side wheel well theres a few plastic guards that you take off and than you take off the timing belt cover. theres a pully called the timing belt tensionor pully that you loosen
  == Answer ==   Probably computer controlled and not adjustable
== Answer ==   They didn't make a Chevy 350 in 1967.   This answer is wrong... The 350 came in the 1967 Chevy Camaro SS350.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_small-block_engine
  == Answer ==     I am pretty sure that the last year for production of the Aerostar was 1997 and they only had the option of either a 3.0 or 4.0 engine.     both of these engines firing orders were 1-4-2-5-3-6     in 1998 the 3.8 was offered in the windstar and several...
it does that because it has either jumped time or ....jumped time ! :) :)
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  == Answer ==   10 degrees before top dead center. the vehicle Emission Sticker on the fan shroud housing (the sticker that has the belt routing) will have this information plus the spark plug gap.
Simple to remember... 1432 and the distributor rotor rotates clockwise. Just remember to jump the 4 in front of 123. #1 Cylinder is on the forward right looking into the engine compartment and next to it is #2. On the left forward is #3 and next to it #4. Cast into most generator tower bases is...
Any motor oil with B4 specification. A B3 specification oil can be used but intervals of oil changing will be reduced to every 6000 Kms instead of the 10.000 Kms for the first choice.
Answer . 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
  == how to change belt and water pump ==     pull all the plastice covers off the front of the engine there are bolts all over he plce so if it wont go look at where its stuck. take the belt tensioners off also to remove the covers. then pull the timing belt tensioner (its on the left...
The firing order for a four cylinder is 1-3-4-2 distributor  rotation-counterclockwise The firing order for a six cylinder is  1-2-3-4-5-6 distributor rotation-clockwise.   == Answer ==   If you have a 3.2 V6 engine equipped with distributorless ignigtion the firing order is 1 4 6 3 2 5. I...
The firing order for all of the Chevy Celebrity 4 cylinder engines is: 1 3 4 2
The firing order for a 1987 Chevy Celebrity with the 2.5L 4 cylinder engine is: 1 3 4 2
 == Answer ==   It is 1-6-5-4-3-2 Good luck, Joe    == Answer ==     There are two different firing orders for the GM 2.8 litre. One is 1-2-3-4-5-6 and the other one is 1-6-5-4-3-2.
1 - 3 - 7 - 2 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8The distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISEThe marked # 1 position on the distributor cap faces to the REAR and slightly towards the drivers sideThe engine cylinder / spark plug locations are numbered :firewall4 - 83 - 72 - 61 - 5front