How do you change the spark plugs on a 2000 Volvo S40?
Remove the plastic cover that is to the oil filler cap, it will a torx bit. Be careful when removing the Spark plug wires the coils are connected to them and they arre bolted down. You will need a 8" extension to get the plugs out, I think you will need a 5/8 spark plug socket. Remove old plugs. gap new plugs and install in reverse as removing them.
To change the spark plugs on a 2000 Malibu, you need to get a spark plug socket with a u-joint in order to access the plugs on the firewall side of the engine. The plugs up front are easy to get at, and don't require anything special. Word of warning, if your Malibu has relitivley high mileage on it (80,000+) and it still has the factory plug wires, there is a good chance that they…
spark plugs go in from the top of the motor, through the valve cover. there is a plastic cover using 6 bolts on each side. under that are the coils, remove them and the spark plugs are under the boot way down in the holes. the car has platinum plugs from the factory so they only need changed after 80k miles.