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Q: Engine misfiring / Firing order

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I have replaced spark plug and wires. What is the correct firing order / spark plug order?

My car has 156000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi There, The firing order on your vehicle should be cylinders 1-3-4-2 (when standing facing the engine bay from left to right at cylinders 1-4 also from left to right). If you need further help with this, please reach out to us here at YourMechanic as we are always here to help.

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