I have the v6 and it is difficult to do. You have to get 3 of the plugs from underneath the car and you will also need extensions and a swivel-joint . Good luck, it's a tough job! If I wasn't so cheap I'd send it to the shop. LOL.
You can rock the engine forward by unhooking the straps and pulling the engine forward with a rope or cable, or by putting a board on top of a floor jack and lifting the oil pan a little bit. Do either of these and Bob's your uncle!
Improving on the first answer... It's easier than it looks but like the first guy said you will NEED a swivel joint extention, also called a unviversal or U-joint as well as one or two short extentions. If you have a shortie (short handle) rachet, it comes in handy!! Plugs for cylinders 3,5 and 6 must be accessed from under the car, 1, 2 and 4 can be reached from under the hood, though it certainly helps to have someone under the car that can see the plugs and help direct you, especially on cylinder 4. Heres a diagram for those unfamiliar with cylinder numbering, hope this was helpful.
| 6 5 |
| 4 3 |
| 2 1 |
Front of car
You have to jack the car up and chang them from underneth.
how to chang spark plugs in a 1992 Pontiac grand prix
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.
Jack up vehicle and change the rear plugs from underneath!
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.
I own a '97 Pontiac grand am where would i find the spark plugs so i can change them?
when do you change spark plugs
pull one off at a time to change them dont get them mixed up
i cant figure it out either. . . .. . . .the world may never know
most misfires are caused by bad spark plugs, plugwires, coils, module, alternator or fuel injectors that need to be cleaned
Does it crank? do you have spark? fuel?
To change the spark plugs in a 1997 astro van do I have to change the spark plugs from the bottom of the engine/
Give it a tune up. Change the spark plugs and wires..
They are only accessible from underneath - vehicle has to be on a lift since the engine is transverse mounted and three of the plugs are right next to the firewall (passenger side).
If its a V8, its going to be .035
It mostly depends on the performance of that particular vehicle. It usually is on the 'in-between tiimes' of when you exchange spark plugs and spark plug wires...the wisest choice would be are times after every three-times when you change the plugs and wires, then change the distributor...after every three times changed. Again, it depends on the 'how' you perform or drive the car. esp- a performance vehicle.
There could be so many problems. Batery, starter, alternator, serpentine belt, no spark... the list is endless. spark plugs? spark plugs?
how to change spark plugs on a 2001 expedition
How to change the spark plugs
Four plugs, one per cylinder.
Passanger side of engine, comes up between spark plug #2 and #4 (first and second spark plugs from the front on the passanger side.
Which engine, V6 or V8?Which engine, V6 or V8?
Remove the plug wires by turning them on the plugs to break the seal then pull then off and unscrew the plugs and regap the new ones and reinstall them