Well.............................. I just finished the passenger side tonight and am ready to put Subaru engineers on a Wanted Poster. Passenger side spark plug removal First, you must remove the air cleaner housing. * Move the tube from the air cleaner and the intake on top of the engine by loosening the hose clamps at each end. It is still attached to a hose underneath but can be put out of the way. * Remove the top of the air cleaner and the filter. * Remove the two 12mm bolts at each side of the bottom. * The side of the bottom is rubber gasketed to the inside fender - just rotate slightly each way to loosen and pull off and put off to the side - there is still a wire attached. Now pull off the spark plug caps on the side of the engine. This is a Boxer engine which means the plugs are in a horizontal position on the sides. It is good to have a pair of spark plug pliers to do this as they are really difficult to remove. (spark plug pliers form a circle on the end when closed and are nice to grasp the caps with). The above was the real easy part. Now you will need a 3/8 drive socket wrench, a 2" extension and a 5/8 deep socket. I didn't use a spark plug socket with the rubber retainer inside - you can't remove the socket and extension with the spark plug in the socket - NO ROOM. It'd be nice to have a flexible shaft extension. My universal attachment wouldn't fit - angle to severe. #1 Plug (the easier of the two) Connect the extension and socket and feed it into the spark plug hole and over the spark plug. It is really deep inside. Now attach the wrench and remove the spark plug making sure you keep the tools level so as not to torque the plug side ways. Once the plug is real loose, unattach the wrench and hand loosen the plug with the extension because the wrench won't fit to remove the extension and socket attached. Remove the extension and socket and then spark plug. Put in the new plug reversing the steps. #2 Plug Basically the same process is used in smaller space. I had to finally call my wife (smaller hands) to do the finger lossening of the old plug and the finger tightening of the new plug. My hands, medium sized glove size, are too big to do this (minor Arthritis) without pain. Again, where are those engineers. I may tackle the driver's side tomorrow. I took a quick glance and it seems I may have to remove at least the windshield washer tank. If the procedure is much different, I'll post the process here. Good Luck If any body has an easier process, this side of paying to have it done, please let me know. email@example.com
how u change spark plugs on 1998 gmc safari van
Changing spark plugs is an important task. To do this, disconnect the battery and spark plug cables, and remove the old spark plugs. Next put in the new spark plugs, and reconnect the spark plug cables and then the battery.
I changed the spark plugs on a 1998 Nissan maxima se with the instructions from the car manual. It tellsyou exactly how to change them and it has pictures.
Disconnect the battery, remove the spark plug cables, and spark plug boots. Remove the old spark plugs and replace with the new spark plugs. Replace the spark plug cables and connect the battery.
There is a black cover on top of the cylinder head (the one with 20V written on it), the spark plugs are under it.
It has spark plugs. They are just hidden from view.
The spark plugs on a 1998 Mercedes Benz E320 are changed by removing the cover plate, disconnecting the plug wires, and unscrewing the spark plugs using a deep wall socket. New plugs are then put in place and torque down to specifications.
remove the coil packs on top the engine with a small tork bit then change plugs
You have to jack the car up and chang them from underneth.
first you need to state what liter the engine is.
That means its not the spark plugs........Oh ya check your gas gage...
As needed CheckSpark can quickly determine the health of your plugs and wires . You can get it on e-bay $24.95
http://vbxmaxima.8m.com/sparkplug.html That should help-
I did a spark plug change on my 1998 VW beetle. It's very tedious and time consuming. My brother who is a mechanic helped me and he broke my spark plugs wires. It better to find a shop that you can trust to do the work. Make sure that you get the NGK spark plugs and I telling you know you might want to get spark plug wires. The run around 100.00 because of the metal tips. If you can help it don't go the dealer.
FOLLOW THE SPARK PLUG WIRES TO THE BLOCK. AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR PLUGS. A FEW OF THEM ARE HARD TO CHANGE BUT JUST PERSIST AND YOU'LL BE FINE
HTE SPARK PLUGS ARE IN THE TOP OF THE ENGINE JUST IN THE MIDDLE
the gap should be set at .044
with a left-handed spark plug wench...hehe, then you gotta putt'em in with a right-handed spark plug wench
lol with small hands, alot of patience and persistance
change the spark plugs
It has spark plugs, plug wires, and a distributor.
WHEN I CHANGED MY SPARK PLUGS I JUST GOT SOME ALLEN WRENCHES AND TOOK THE SILVER AIR COVER OFF THATS COVERING SPARK PLUGS. JUST MAKE SURE ITS ON TIGHT WHEN YOU PUT IT BACK ON OR YOU'LL GET A WHISTLING NOISE
Remove the coil pack for each cylinder. On the bottom of the coulpack is a spark plug boot. Under the boot is the spark plug.