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How to Set the Timing on a Ford 2.9L


The Ford 2.9-liter, V-6 engine was built in Cologne, Germany and thus nicknamed the Ford Cologne engine. The Ford 2.9-liter engine was used on the Ford Bronco II, a compact SUV. The engine’s ignition timing determines when a spark will occur to start the engine. The 2.9-liter engine has an ignition timing of 10 degrees. It is recommended to routinely check the ignition timing of your Cologne engine to keep up with maintenance needs of the 20- year- old engine. It’s possible to adjust the ignition timing with a few tools and mechanical skills.

Things You’ll Need

Timing light, Wrench, Wheel chocks, Jumper cables