The firing order of a Ford engine determines how the coil sends electrical power to the spark plugs to detonate the fuel in the cylinder. If a person attaches the plug wires in the wrong order, the engine runs poorly or ... More »

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The distributor cap firing order defines the order in which the wires from the distributor cap need to be attached to the cylinders of a vehicle's engine to achieve the correct firing order. Different manufacturers and e... More »

An engine firing order is the specific sequence of ignition for each cylinder in an internal combustion engine containing multiple cylinders. Firing orders, which are typically nonsequential, are designed to reduce engin... More »

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Ford EcoBoost is an engine that combines new technology for direct fuel injection and turbocharging to increase the fuel economy of the vehicle while maintaining the same engine power. Turbocharging is a process that for... More »

To identify a Ford engine, decode the engine identification tag of the engine, which is displayed in various locations depending on the engine. As of 2015, this method works for all Ford engines built after January 1964. More »

A spark plug is a device that produces an electrical spark, which ignites the mixture of fuel and air in the engine's combustion chambers. A spark plug initiates the combustion in the internal combustion engine. More »

When a vehicle has problems starting, idles roughly, the engine misfires or surges, lacks acceleration or has a noticeable decrease in fuel efficiency, the spark plugs may not work properly. Spark plugs may cease working... More »