Spark plug wire not connected to spark plug? Spark plug wire connected to Wrong spark plug? Vacuum line disconnected? Bad spark plug or wire?
If you mean that the wire came out of the boot, then pull the boot off of the spark plug and use a spark plug socket to remove the spark plug.
bad spark plug wire.
The rubber end on the spark plug wire.
The threads in the head may be dirty. Try cleaning them out with a round wire brush. If that does not work, try a different plug. If another spark plug will not tighten, then the threads in the head are damaged and you need them professionally repaired.
Spark Plug Wires? Remove them 1 at a time from the spark plug to the distributor or the ION pack, remove and replace the spark plug, add the new spark plug wire from the newly added spark plug to the distributor or ION pack.
no it can not start with a broken spark plug wire unless you fix it
Remove the spark plug wire from the spark plug. Use some heavy gloves or a set of insulated pliers to hold the spark plug wire about 1/4-inch from the engine block (ground) and crank the engine - you should see a spark jump from the wire to the engine ground. For a better check, use another spark plug and put it on the spark plug wire and use it as a "jumper" from the wire to the engine ground.
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Defective spark plug? Defective plug wire?
You can check for spark by removing the plug wire from the spark plug and holding it about 1/4 inch from ground. Have some one crank the engine or pull the starter rope and look for a spark to jump from the spark plug wire to ground. DO NOT hold the wire with your bare hands since you will get shocked. If you have spark there, remove the spark plug and insert it into the end of the spark plug wire and do the same procedure. If there is no spark, the plug is bad. If you have spark, the problem lies elsewhwere.
Used proper sized spark plug socket with long extention and ratchet. Disconnect spark plug wire by using wire puller or tugging at boot of wire. Place spark plug socket over spark plug securely and removed.
Remove the spark plug wire. Using a 5/8" spark plug socket with appropriate extension and driver unscrew the spark plug and remove it. The spark plug gap should be set to .045". Replace spark plug and reattach wire.
Check the plug and the wire.
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There is only one conductor in a spark plug wire, it isn't wire though, usually the center is a highly conductive substance like nickel alloy surrounded by silicone insulator. Each spark plug will get it's own wire so a 4 cylinder engine will have 4 spark plug wires.
Pull the wire off the spark plug, pull the spark plug out, plug the spark plug back into the wire, then have someone turn the engine over. You should see a blue spark jumping around the very bottom of the spark plug.
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The easiest way to find out is to remove the wire from the spark plug and hold it about 1/4 inch from ground (the engine block is good) while someone cranks the engine in short bursts. If you are getting spark you should see a blue spark jump fromt the wire to the engine block. You might want to check all spark plug wires while you're at it. If you want to check the spark plug while you're at it, remove the spark plug and attach it to the end of the wire before checking for spark. If you get spark through wire but not through the spark plug, the spark plug is bad.
The best way is to use the spark plug socket out of the factory tool kit. If you do not have that use a normal 5/8" socket to loosen the spark plug. Use the spark plug wire to snap back on after the plug is loose and pull it out. The spark plug is at the very top of the engine, the spark plug wire is a real good indicator of its location.
One of the things that a mechanic could be told to buy when working with spark plug wires could be a spark plug gap wire gauge. Another thing could be spark plug wire pullers.
1993 Ford Escort 1.9 Liter Engine Spark Plug to Distributor Cap Wire Order: Looking at the engine from the front of the car, the distributor cap is to the right of the engine (or on the driver's side of the car looking from the front of the car. The spark plug wires come from each spark plug and terminate on the distributor cap. They plug in to the distributor cap. Looking at the engine from the front of the car, the spark plugs (left to right) are identified as spark plug "A", spark plug "B", spark plug "C" and spark plug "D". "A" wire comes from the "A" spark plug to the 4th (right most) hole on the distributor cap; "B" wire comes from the "B" spark plug to the 3rd (2nd right most) hole on the distributor cap; "C" wire comes from the "C" spark plug to the 2nd (left most) hole on the distributor cap and the "D" wire comes from the "D" spark plug to the left most hole on the distributor cap.
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Could be a faulty spark plug or spark plug wire.