Mechanics

SPARK PLUG WIRES IN RELATION TO FIRING ORDER

1989 Volvo 240

Electrical problem
1989 Volvo 240 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 300000 miles

I own a 1989 Volvo 240 DL. Recently, I tried to change the spark plugs and spark plug wires on my own and I did a fatal mistake. I unplugged all the old spark plug wires and now I do not know how to put the new one on. I know that the firing order for my car is 1-3-4-2 and the #1 wire spark plug is marked on the distributor cap, I hope that's correct. But, I do not know how they work together to accomplish the firing order. What position that #1 marked plug on the distributor cap is placed in relation to the engine? In what order are the spark plug wires connected to the distributor cap? Please help me!
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8605231952
April 14, 2009.




The firing order goes clock wise so if the #1 is marked on the distributor cap then cylinder #1 wire goes to that then cylinder #3 wire would go next on the cap following the clockwise order and then #4 wire and #2 wire and you are done.
Goodluck and hope this info helps.

JIS001
Apr 26, 2009.


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