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help spark plug promblem 91 loyale wagon


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#1 dunkinman

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 06:17 AM

i was giving my car its first tuneup well that
was a big mistake. when i pulled the last spark plug out i noticed that the plug was different from the others it was bigger than the other ones i thought i was losing it but sure enough it was. i came to conclusion that someone must have broke a plug before and drilled it out and tap it with new threads
also i forgot to tell you that when i pulled that last plug there was some kind of rubber on it like gasket sealer maybe
so i put the old plug back in but the car wont start.


can anyone shed any light on this promblem
please help.

#2 Cougar

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 09:49 AM

You may have inadvertantly disconnected something while working under the hood. To see if the ignition is working use an old spark plug or remove one from the cylinder and place it on a good engine ground point. Then try starting the car and watch for spark on the plug. If you do have spark, is there a possibility you could have mixed up the firing order of the wires?

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 11:18 AM

#1 cylinder is hte front piston on the passenger side.

firing order is 1-3-4-2 rotation is counterclockwise, #1 on the cap is the one towards the back to the right of the clip/screw, and in the general direction of the brake master cylinder

hope this helps maybe you got some wires backwards. dont forget to connect the coil wire!

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 12:11 PM

#1 cylinder is hte front piston on the passenger side.

firing order is 1-3-4-2 rotation is counterclockwise, #1 on the cap is the one towards the back to the right of the clip/screw, and in the general direction of the brake master cylinder

hope this helps maybe you got some wires backwards. dont fo0rget to connect the coil wire!


you dont have a piture of fire order do you or can you explain fire order in more detail

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 12:15 PM

You may have inadvertantly disconnected something while working under the hood. To see if the ignition is working use an old spark plug or remove one from the cylinder and place it on a good engine ground point. Then try starting the car and watch for spark on the plug. If you do have spark, is there a possibility you could have mixed up the firing order of the wires?


yes i tried your test and i do have spark on all wires but it still wont start

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 12:16 PM

#1 cylinder is hte front piston on the passenger side.

firing order is 1-3-4-2 rotation is counterclockwise, #1 on the cap is the one towards the back to the right of the clip/screw, and in the general direction of the brake master cylinder

hope this helps maybe you got some wires backwards. dont forget to connect the coil wire!


do you know the fire order on the block ?

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 12:31 PM

Firing order is 1-3-4-2 as was mentioned. The cylinders on the passenger side are 1 and 3 from front to back of the engine. The others are 2 and 4 respectively.

On the wires for my '88 the numbers for the positions were labled on the wires. Not sure if you have that on yours or not. If they have been changed then they won't be marked.

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 06:02 PM

We may have made a mistake in the firing order. I think it is 1-3-2-4 and not 1-3-4-2. Sorry. Can somone verify this?

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 06:09 PM

The manual from my '94 Loyale wagon states the firing order is 1-3-2-4. Hope this helps.

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 07:32 PM

E Y is correct

think of two boxers facing each other

first one (pass side head) throws two punches leading with his right

other counters

obviously
leading with his left
into the open court

hope this helps

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 07:41 PM

Haha, good way to think of it Skip!!

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Posted 27 January 2006 - 05:13 PM

Hello..

THE ORDER IS : 1-3-2-4
file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Kimie/Mis%20documentos/subaruLegacy/Wires%20Order.gif




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