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AnswerThe number one should be marked on the cap. Starting there, with the number one wire, go clockwise: 1,4,2,5,3,6 Answer1,4,2,5,3,6 AnswerThere were 3 engines that year. The 3.0, 3.0 SHO, and 3.8 The firing order on the 3.0 SHO is listed here: The firing order on the 3.0 & 3.8 are the same 1-4-2-5-3-6 The 3.0 distributor rotates clockwise. The 3.8 rotates counterclockwise.

3.0 V-6:

3.8 V-6:

Answer1-4-2-5-3-6 (clockwise distributor rotation) unless its a SHO or a FF
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Q: What is the firing order for a 1986-1995 Mercury Sable - Ford Taurus and the position of the wires on the distributor cap?
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