What could happen diving a ford explorer 2002 with switched spark plugs

Melissa Deherrera

Asked by Jan 28, 2015 at 05:32 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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throw the timing off just change the order there are plenty of diagrams online

Melissa Deherrera

Is that costly, timely what tool are needed I'm stranded on the highway some idiot thought he was cool and just kept driving till it don't start now is it possible more is wrong there was a burning smell too


Facing engine. Left side from front to rear 1-2-3 cylinders Right side front to rear 4-5-6 cylinders Coil pack. left front to rear 4-6-5 right front to back 3-2-1


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