answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2009-01-19 18:14:00

Go to Autozone and purchase the deepwell sparkplug socket that is permanently attached to a long extension with a built in swivel between the socket and the extension. This will alow the socket to swivel slightly so you can get the sparkplug out. This is needed because the steering shaft is in the way when you want to use your socket to get in and loosen the plug from a straight ahead position (which you can't do). Use a sparkplug starter to get the plug back in and then use the deepwell swivel socket to tighten it. This is after you remove the wheel and go at the plugs through the wheelwell. I replaced spark plugs on both a 2000 blazer and a 1997 blazer. The only difference was the thickness of the steering shaft. What I did was pulled the rubber sleeve down on the shaft. When this is out of the way you will see that the shaft isn't round. It?s more of an oval shape. You will need to turn your steering wheel until the flat part of the steering column is on a 45 degree angle. Now take a deep 5/8 socket (your basic sparkplug socket won't work it's not deep enough. You need this depth to go over the plug enough to slip past the drive shaft.) And come from the bottom right of the steering column. You will be able to slip your socket on the plug. Now comes the part where you wish you had three hands. You need to keep the socket on the plug and the take a box end wrench coming from the fire wall side and place it on the end of your socket. Now lift up (counter clockwise). When you install the new plug this is where a rubber hose comes in handy. I don't know how many times I dropped the plug before I started using the rubber hose. Once you have your plug in, go through the same process for the tightening. Using the socket and wrench. Going through this trouble is worth not having to pay around a hundred dollars for a shop to do the same thing. On my 1993 blazer I just lifted the wheel well cover and got at it front there with the help of a u-joint. you can take the tire off and turn the your wheel all the way left to kinda get it out of the way and use your fingers or a rubber hose to get it in. And you cant get it from the top i broke the old top off the spark plug that was in good luck

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

How do you remove the cover to a 2001 Chevy Blazer Steering wheel column?

How to Remove the Steering wheel From a Chevy Blazer 2001


How do you take out a Power steering pulley on a 98 Chevy blazer?

You will have to get a tool called a Power steering puller to remove the pulley. Then another tool that puts it back on.


Trying to find key in ignition buzzer location in a 1989 Chevy Blazer?

The buzzer that lets you know the key is in the ignition in a 1989 Chevy Blazer is in the steering column. To access it you would need to remove the steering wheel with a special tool, or remove the ignition assembly. The key makes contact with a tab that activates the buzzer.


How do you remove the dashboard of a 2002 LS Blazer?

how do you remove the dashboard of a 2002 Chevy blazer


Does a 1998 Chevy Blazer have rack and pinion steering?

When owning a car, a person should know the ins and outs of the vehicle. The 1998 Chevy Blazer does have the rack and pinion steering.?æ


How do you remove the steering wheel on a 2001 Chevy Tahoe?

How to remove steering wheel on a 2001 chevy tohoe


How do you remove steering wheel Chevy lumina 2000?

How to remove steering wheel on Chevy lumina 2000


How do you remove the pulley to remove the power steering pump on a 1992 Chevy blazer s-10?

With a power steering pulley puller. Your local auto parts store should have one you can rent or buy.


What kind of power steering fluid used in a 2001 Chevy S-10 Blazer 4.3 V6?

The Blazer Bravada Power Steering Fluid is the kind of power steering fluid used in a 2001 Chevy S-10 Blazer 4.3 V6. The Van Power Steering Fluid Power Steering Fluid is also a fluid that is used.


How do you remove the steering wheel from a 2000 Chevy Astro van?

How do you remove the steering wheel on a 1998 Chevy astro van


How do you remove the steering wheel on a 85 Chevy Celebrity?

To remove the steering wheel from your 1985 Chevy Celebrity: First remove the horn button. There should be a keeper at the tip of the steering shaft, remove it. Remove the nut that holds the wheel in place. Use a steering wheel puller to actually remove the steering wheel.


How do you remove spare tire from a 2000 Chevy Blazer After inserting key?

I have a Chevy Blazer 2000 4 Wheel Drive ZR2 The Spare Is On The Back With a Lock How do I remove the Spare Tire Thank You


How do you replace a power steering pump on a 1969 Chevy 327 engine?

Remove the belt from your 1969 Chevy power steering pump. Remove the power steering pump hoses. Remove the power steering pump retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new power steering pump.


Where is the hazzard flasher located on 1998 Chevy 4x4 blazer SUV?

on top of the steering collom


How do you replace an ignition switch for a 2000 blazer?

To replace an ignition switch on a 2000 Chevy Blazer remove the lower steering column and dash. Locate the ignition switch and pull the end-clip off the main harness. Remove the mounting screws from the ignition cylinder and replace the unit.


How do you change the starter on a 1997 Chevy Blazer?

Remove the positive battery cable from your 1997 Chevy Blazer battery. Remove the cables from the front of your starter. Remove the starter retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new starter.


How do you remove the CD player from a 1998 Chevy Blazer?

is it factory or an add on?


How do i remove the front fender from a 2000 Chevy blazer?

very carefuly


How do you get to a fuel pump on a 2004 Chevy Blazer?

Remove fuel tank


Where is the electronic flasher located on a 1996 Chevy blazer?

In our 96 Blazer S10, it was behind the radio. We had to remove the radio to get to it.


Help cannot unlock the sterring wheel car 1991 s10 blazer?

Cannot unlock steering wheel on 1991 S10 Chevy blazer.


Where is the headlight dimmer switch located on a 2004 Chevy Blazer S-10 and how do you replace it?

dimmer switch is on the turn signal lever, to replace you need to remove steering wheel


How do you remove steering wheel on a 2004 Chevy?

It can be hard to remove a steering wheel by hand on any vehicle. To remove it, there is a tool, steering wheel puller, that can be bought or rented from local auto shops. It will help remove the steering wheel.


Where is fuse box located on 93 Chevy S10 Blazer?

Under The left side of the steering column.


Where is the fuel filter in a 1987 s10 Chevy blazer?

It is tucked in close to the power steering pump, not easy to get to.