You have to remove the intake manifold to access the plugs in the back.
To remove the intake manifold on the eclipse it is important to firstly remove the air intake, breather hose and the sensor at the top of the manifold. The battery should also be removed to remove the intake manifold on an eclipse.
You either have to remove the intake manifold. Or If you have small hands like me and remove them very slowly from the side of the intake system
Remove the retaining bolts from your 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse manifold. The manifold will come off. Remove the manifold gasket. Clean the surface and put the new manifold gasket on.
This should be similar to a 1995, on it you have to remove the intake manifold to access the plugs, I have had one mechanic tell me he had special tools to avoid the removal but I never saw them.
remove intake manifold.
remove turbo and intake then remove cooler from under side of intake.
Remove the black plastic piece with the writing on each valve cover and with a rachet and extension remove the plugs etc.
remove the intake manifold then they're in the back. I'm sure u see the front 3. peace
IT IS LOCATED IN THE REAR OF THE INTAKE... YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE INTAKE TO CHANGE IT....
you have to remove the intake to get to them.
non turbos have them in the air intake mainfold, turbo engines have them on the inside the box that conects the air intake pipe and the air intake filter just remove the filter from this box and also remove this box from the air itake pipe and you can see the iat sensor in there
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To change timing belt on an Eclipse GT, disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the alternator belt. Also remove power steering pump, alternator, and air conditioning compressor. Remove distributor cap and remove the timing belt. Replace with new.?æ
well i have a 98 sable with the duratec 24v v6 and everyone says remove the intake manifold-well folks dont do that cuz i just removed the 4 bolts holding in my disributer and that gave me acces to the back plugs! saved me time and money rather then removing intake manifold! took me bout an hour and i was done!
No absolutely not...
Just remove the coil on top of the plug.
Through the wheel wells, move the splash shield up or remove it and the plugs are right there. (With a 4.3 ltr.)
Isuzu rodeo 4 cylinder sparkplug changevery important remove the cables and sparkplugs 1 at a time so you wont confuse the cables later on. i got a 97 4 cylinder. you will need 2 small extensions to reach the sparkplugs. on the top right you will have to remove with a Philip screwdriver the air hose(aprox. 3" thick) to have easy access to the sparkplugs.
Underneath the coils. Remove the plastic head cover, Lossen all the coil pack bolts and fasteners, remove the coils and you will see the sparkplugs in the holes you just uncovered.
Remove the cold air intake assembly and mass flow sensor unplug the spar plug connector from each spark plug and use a spark plug socket to remove all this after you unplug the battery for one hour and take the timing/valve cover cover off. Class Dismissed. I taught you nothing.
Remove the intake manifold. The starter is underneath.
Remove the intake maifold upper intake plenum
I lift the front of truck up and remove tires then reach in wheel well opening with socket and long extension.
Remove the wiring harness from the back of your 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse alternator. Loosen the alternator tensioner bolt. Remove the alternator belt. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.