undo motor mount in front and put jack under engine and gently lower engine until you can see back plugs
Well, if you want to make it harder on yourself, you can change them the way I did on my 98 Grand Prix. Don't mess with motor mounts and just try to reach back there using a mirror and skinny hands to pull wire off, untighten, replace, retighten, wire back on, and lose 2-3 tools in the engine compartment that never fell through to the ground. It was fun!!
Make sure the car wheels are chocked. Be on level ground. Make sure the transmission is in Park. Remove the forward most bolts in each of the two motor mounts in front of the engine. Have someone help you push the car forward and the engine will move away from the firewall as you do this. once you get the car forwrd enough make sure you have the wheels chocked again so the car can't roll backwards. You will see an "eye" on the bottom of the motor mount that you can stick the bolt back trough once you get the engine rocked forward enough. Once you get the bolt in the eye you will have plenty of room to get down behind the engine. You can go further if you don't want to use the bolt through the eye. Just push the car forwrd even more and chock the wheels again. You will want to make sure that whatever you have securing the wheels will not come out. You wouldn't want it to happen and get you arm pinned in between the firewall and the engine.
Just changed spark plugs on my 98 Grand Prix with 3.8L V-6. Was able to get to back spark plugs without moving engine, although you may skin some knuckles--my hands and arms are not skinny. The hardest part was removing the old wires--twist the boot first to break them free from the spark plug before trying to remove them. I also replaced the wires as a precaution and since I found some cracks at the wire-to-boot base. You will need a ratchet with a flex head and a short extension between the ratchet and spark plug socket to ease removal. Using dielectric grease on the boot before installing it on the new plugs should ease removal of the wire in the future if you need to.
how to chang spark plugs in a 1992 Pontiac grand prix
I own a '97 Pontiac grand am where would i find the spark plugs so i can change them?
The first 3 spark plugs to the right are easy to change,the one on the left you have to loosen up the alternater to get to.
Give it a tune up. Change the spark plugs and wires..
at the end of the plug wires in the head
i have a probleme whit my 1996 grand am i cant change the plug cause there a bar on front of it
one per cylinder
i dont know trying to find the answer my self
Jack up vehicle and change the rear plugs from underneath!
You must loosen the top motor mount and tilt the engine forward.
The spark plugs on a 2004 Pontiac Vibe are changed by removing the plug cover, disconnecting the spark plug wires, and taking out individual spark plugs using a deep wall socket. New plugs are then set to the proper gap and torqued into place.
Generally I change platinum plugs at 100K and regular plugs at 50K.
on top of the engine there is a cover sheild. remove the cover by the four bolt. the plug boots will come with it, the spark plugs are down in the holes.
when do you change spark plugs
The spark plug gap for a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix is .060. Most plugs come pregapped for your vehicle but it is always a good idea to check them.
the sparks plugs are under the cover on top of the engine
change the spark plugs and wires and change the oil and change the oil filter and air cleaner filter and you should get better gas miles
The 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.4 liter engine spark plug gap should be .028. Most spark plugs come pre-gapped from the manufacturer.
I would imagine 6 if its a 6 cylinder.
on the top of the engine there is a plate that is held down with four bolts take off those 4 bolts and you will see that the boots are connected to the plate and the plugs are under there
Disconnect the battery, remove the spark plug cables and the boots and remove the spark plugs. Put in the new spark plugs, replace the cables and boots, and then connect the battery.
You have to jack the car up and chang them from underneth.