Cylinder Number Location

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Cylinder Number Location

Postby jasong40 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:39 am

I have a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder v6 can anyone tell me the cylinder number location and firing order. thanks

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Re: Cylinder Number Location

Postby Chuck Tribolet » Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:45 pm

From Page EM-132 of the 2008 FSM:

Cylinder #1 is the front cylinder on the US passenger's side, #2 the one next to it on the driver's side, and so on.

Firing order is 1-2-3-4-5-6.

Note that cylinders are normally numbered front to rear. On a V engine, the two cylinders of a pair will not be RIGHT next to each other. One will be a little behind the other because the con rod has about 5/8" of thickness.

Firing order can be anything, and in a 90 degree V8 there are several orders used. I know early 90s Corvettes used a couple of different firing orders. Dunno about V6s.

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