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Toyota 1.8 liter firing order and spark plug gap — 1ZZ-FE

Toyota 1.8 liter firing order and spark plug gap

Here is a Toyota 1.8 liter firing order engine layout diagram

If you’re doing a tune-up, you’ll need the Toyota 1.8-liter firing order engine layout diagram

Toyota 1.8 1ZZFE

Toyota 1.8 liter spark plug gap

Gap 1.1 mm (0.043 in)
Torque 18 Nm (13 lb-ft)

Recommended spark plug:
DENSO made SK16R11
NGK made IFR5A11

NOTE: Spark plug number, gap and torque may vary by model year. Confirm with your owner’s manual or shop manual

Toyota 1.8 liter engine specifications

Cylinder block material: Aluminum
Cylinder head material: Aluminum
Fuel type: Gasoline
Fuel system Sequential fuel injection
Configuration Inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Valvetrain layout DOHC
Displacement, cc 1,794 cc (110 cu in)
Type of internal combustion engine
Four-stroke, naturally aspirated
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Power, hp 120-140 hp (89-104 kW)/5,600-6,400
Torque, lb ft 122-126 lb-ft (165-171 Nm)/4,200-4,400
Engine weight 225 lbs (102 kg)
Firing order 1-3-4-2

Toyota 1.8 liter engine oil specifications

Engine oil weight
SAE 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.7 l (3.9 qt)
Oil change interval, mile
6,000 (10,000 km)/6 months

Toyota 1.8 Engine Applications

Toyota MR2
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Avensis
Toyota Celica
Toyota Caldina
Toyota Vista
Toyota Premio
Toyota Matrix XR
Toyota Allion
Toyota Opa
Toyota Isis
Toyota Wish
Toyota WiLL VS
Chevrolet Prizm
Pontiac Vibe
Lotus Elise

Toyota 1.8 1ZZ-FE Engine Problems and Reliability

High oil consumption due to poor piston ring design on engines built before 2005

Rear engine mount failure which the rear engine mount isn’t able to handle too long.

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