How is a particular cylinder number detected by the CAM shaft signal based on the firing?
Depending on manufacturer and engine size the location on a cam shaft and firing order is registered through a magnet or sensor located on a cam gear those sensors are usually called a cam position sensor.If your car does not have a cam position sensor the next way to determine is by the crank position sensor.The crank position sensors purpose is to make sure that the crank and cam stay alligned.All this is monitored through the PCM or computer on your vehicle.
On a 4-cylinder engine that has a firing order of 1342 if number 1 cylinder is on the exhaust stroke what stroke is number 3 cylinder on?
According to the Haynes Manual #36071 chapter 1 page 3, the firing order is : Passenger Side Front cylinder is number one. Passenger Side Center cylinder is number two. Passenger Side rear cylinder is number three. Driver Side Front is number four. Driver Side Center is number five. Driver Side Rear is number six. The distributor firing order starts with the rearmost terminal (viewed from above) as cylinder one and proceeds in a clockwise fashion…