Toyota Tercel 1984-1994 Repair Guide



See Figure 1

To avoid confusion, spark plug wires should be replaced one at a time. The firing order for all 4-cylinder engines is 1-3-4-2. The No. 1 spark plug is always located closest to the front of the engine (water pump or timing belt assembly). The distributor tower terminal cap usually is marked for the No. 1 location.

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Fig. Fig. 1: 3A-C, 3E and 3E-E firing order