Q: how do i locate cylinder 6 on my car

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i need to check cylinder 6 for a misfire but i dont know which cylinder that is on the engine when i look at them so i do i go about knowing which cylinder is which

My car has 78000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The front of the engine has the belt on it. Now looking from the front of the engine, the left side front cylinder is 1, 2, and 3, and the right side will show cylinder 4, 5, and 6. If you are standing in front of the car then the cylinder number six will be the one closest to you on the right.

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