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Need diagram of timing marks 1996 4.0 v6

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need diagram of timing marks for ford 1996 4.0 v6
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 1 year ago.

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This vehicle is equipped with electronic engine control system. Engine idle speed, idle mixture and ignition timing are not adjustable. Ignition timing is computer controlled.

Vehicle Preparation

  • Key OFF
  • Electrical loads OFF (A/C, Heater, etc.)
  • Engine at normal operating temperature
  • Shift lever in PARK (A/T) or NEUTRAL (M/T)
  • Timing light connected


  1. Start engine using ignition switch (Do NOT use a remote starter)
  2. Disconnect SPOUT connector
  3. Check base timing: It should be within ±2° of the specification found on the VECI underhood decal
  4. Reconnect SPOUT connector
    • Check for computed timing advance at 1500 RPM


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do i need a special tool to set the two camchaft in there position
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 1 year ago.

you have the D O H C 4.0??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this car is a US version
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 1 year ago.

Do you have the D O H C 4.0??