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1996 ford f150: you time the engine..truck..distributor

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how do you time the engine of a 1996 ford f150 truck once u change the distributor
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
Hello Tanyag45!
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My name is Vladimir.
What engine is in your truck?
Are you looking for an ignition timing adjustment procedure?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
they bought a new distributor to place it in does the rotar have to be set at num 1 an how do u do it
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
What engine is in your truck?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
all i know it's a straight 6
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
Ok it is a 4.9L engine.
You will need to set the engine to the #1TDC, use the illustration as a guide.
Here is the distributor Removal&Installation procedure
After replacing the distributor, you will need to adjust the ignition timing. It requires using a timing light.
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Expert:  Vladgmru replied 8 years ago.
Sorry, forgot to attach the picture