BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

FIRING ORDERS

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See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

To avoid confusion, replace spark plug wires one at a time.



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Fig. Fig. 1: 1600, 2000, 2002 series and 1977-79 320i models-NL-> Firing Order: 1-3-4-2-NL-> Distributor Rotation: Clockwise



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Fig. Fig. 2: 318i and 1980-83 320i models-NL-> Firing Order: 1-3-4-2-NL-> Distributor Rotation: Counterclockwise



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Fig. Fig. 3: M3 model-NL-> Firing Order: 1-3-4-2-NL-> Distributor Rotation: Clockwise



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Fig. Fig. 4: 2500, 2800, 3000, 3.0, Bavaria, 528i, 530i and 630CSi; 1978-81 633CSi and 733i models -NL-> Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4-NL-> Distributor Rotation: Clockwise



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Fig. Fig. 5: 1982-88 633CSi and 733i; all 325 series, 528e, 533i, 535i, 635CSi, 735i, L6, L7, M5 and M6 models-NL-> Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4

 
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