I have a 94 Silverado with a 5.7 TBI and the number six wire from the distributor is going to the number one cylinder which is completely wrong according to the firing order. anyone know why?

Asked by Apr 19, 2017 at 05:53 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Here is the firing order and wire placement...Is it like this?


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No. like i said the no.6 on the distributor is going to the no.1 cylinder. is it possible it could be wired 180 out?

Or could the cam be 180 out?


Ok, there are two different rotations on the chevys, but this is how my '95 5.7L is wired, and it is a clockwise rotation. Take the distributor cap off and have someone click the key so you can verify the rotation of the rotor. If it is clockwise like this, this would be the way it should be wired. But it can be wired the way you say it is as long as the firing order is correct, and the rotor points to #1 on the compression stroke at TDC. Is the truck running?

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