Well, yes and no. I would suggest you turn the engine so that the #1 piston is at TDC (top dead center) this will make it easier if you happen to make a mistake later. You can refer to a haynes manual for a better idea on how to do that w/ your vehicle.This is usually the best method so that if something goes wrong (ie timing problems it makes it easier to line things up correctly).
If this is an issue usually what i do is take the cap off the distributor and mark the position of the rotor somewhere on the motor. also i make a mark on the distributor body where it mates with the motor so that when the new one is put on it lines up w/ the old one. Best way I've found is either a grease pen or white out because that stuff will mark anything.
Typically at this point you should be able to loosen any bolts or collars depending on what type of distributor you have. if the distributor is a screw type the above paragraphs are very important. if you have distributor such that would come w/ an over head cam type engine it's a bit easier.
Lastly, it is very important to get the distributor back on in the same exact position it was taken off so that when the car releases spark to the plugs it fires at the right time and your timing is not affected.
Either way a haynes/chiltons manual is best.
hope it helps.
could be a clogged injector, a bad coil or a bad hall-effect switch in the distributor
does 1990 geo tracker have air bags
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i want to know how to rebuild a manual transmission for a 1990 Geo Tracker 4x4
Go to Google.com and type in the words "1990 Geo Tracker firing order" and it will get you to a site that will tell you.
Yes it should.
The 1990 Geo Tracker IAT sensor is located on the top of the transmission. The IAT sensor will be near the back of the transmission.
there is none
1990 was the first year of the Geo Tracker. 1999 was the first year of the Chevrolet Tracker. So the answer to your question is 1999.
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What is your question?
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0.028 geo tracker 1990, 8 valves 2 doors
The distributor pick up plate is under the rotor inside the distributor.
Does it have a distributor? I thought these cars ran on the harmonic balancing system
On a 1990 Ford Thunderbird : The 3.8 liter V6 engine distributor rotor turns COUNTERCLOCKWISE
8 degrees BTDC
The most common problem, when a 1990 Geo tracker floods out with gas, is a bad fuel injector. The injector might be leaking or injecting a steady stream of fuel
the ht leads may not be nubered but the longest should be used for the furthest away sparkplug. if you need to fit them to the distributor cap, find the firing sequence of the vehicle, find when pison 1 is in top dead centre, then work from piston 1 on the distributor round in the order that the rotor turns, normally clockwise
1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 Distributor rotates counterclockwise. Number 1 piston is located passenger side front of engine.
with a clock jking