Distributor firing order

Tiny
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Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic 17,600 miles. Would you please send me a diagram of the firing order from the distributor to the engine? I got mad at my husband and took the wires out and now it is not running properly. So to redeem myself he said I have to find out the firing order.

thank you, Kim P.

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Thursday, February 18th, 2010 AT 11:49 AM

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Tiny
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Here is the firing order for you engine (below):


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_fo_86.jpg



Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken

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Thursday, February 18th, 2010 AT 11:54 AM
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I replaced the distributor and it will not start.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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A couple of questions. 1) Did you replace the whole distributor? Or just the cap and rotor? 2) If you replaced the whole distributor, did you get cylinder one's piston at top dead center before removing the old distributor?

Let us know.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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No I did not. I have no idea how to do that.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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Okay I will assume that means that you pulled the whole distributor (shaft and all). When you remove a distributor, you are supposed to get cylinder one's piston at top dead center first so that the timing chain/belt stays on and everything stays in the right place. You get cylinder one at TDC by pulling the spark plug, disconnecting the coil wire, and simply putting a ram rod down into the cylinder to check the position of the piston. Then you take the ram rod out, give the key a quick turn (just to turn the engine a bit) and measure again. Do this several times until you are confident that the piston is as high up as it gets.

Since the timing belt is now off and the top and bottom half of the engine are out of time with each other, you will need to have the timing belt replaced and the engine put back into time. Hopefully none of the valves are bent. I would highly suggest getting a professional to take it from here.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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I forgot the firing order for my car it is the LX model and now I hear a misfire. The reason why is due to me replacing my distributor I had carelessly unhooked the ignition wires. Now I go on the web and I cannot even find it.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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Firing order is 1 3 4 2. See picture for details.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:55 PM (Merged)
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Automatic transmission.

I would like to know the firing order of the spark plugs. They do not seem to be firing right and I would like to check, but I do not know the firing order.
Please help.
Thanks

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Hi shorti47,

1 3 4 2 clockwise direction looking from top of distributor cap.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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BILLYHIBBS64
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Four cylinder front wheel drive automatic 210,317 miles.

What is the cylinder order for the engine and the distributor firing order for the spark plug wires?

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Hi billyhibbs64,

Firing order is 1 - 3 - 4 - 2, from driver side.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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JEANNIE1963
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Automatic transmission.

Could you please tell me the firing order of an LX model? Also, when it idles it seems to speed up and then slow down.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Test your electric air control valve and also see below for the firing order.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_honda_firing_order_1.jpg

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Four cylinder.

Firing order for EX model.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=397164#397164

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Four cylinder two wheel drive, automatic, 150,000 miles.

Spark plug cross up and getting no fire.

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_foh_1.jpg

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Four cylinder two wheel drive automatic 180,000 miles.

What is the firing order?

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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Four cylinder automatic 146,679 miles.

What is the firing order?

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Friday, August 25th, 2017 AT 3:56 PM (Merged)
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It is 1,3,4,2. Here is a picture so you can see the distributor and its rotation as well as the firing order. Let me know if you need any thing else.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/249564_Graphic_129.jpg

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