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Old 01-15-2011, 10:20 AM
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The point of this thread is to contain ALL the commonly asked misfire diagnostic questions!

The question came up today about the numbering of cylinders.

V8 M62, M62TU, Firing order... 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2
  • Rear of engine
    • 4-------------8
    • 3-------------7
    • 2-------------6
    • 1-------------5
  • Front of engine

i6, M52, M52TU, M54, Firing order... 1-5-3-6-2-4
  • Rear of engine
    • 6--------------
    • 5--------------
    • 4--------------
    • 3--------------
    • 2--------------
    • 1--------------
  • Front of engine
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