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Spark Plug replacement instructions

I can not find any instructions on how to access the back three spark plugs on a LS Sable DOHC. I know I have to remove some of the fuel system (throttle assy) but I do not know if I need a certain tool to disconnect the fuel lines. I have checked on how much it would cost to replace them and the labor alone is $189. Is it really that hard to do?

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It really is that hard, (1.5 hours) no special tools required except a good assortment of hand tools and flex head extensions. Buy a plug boot removal tool, if you tear the plug wire boots you will really be in a pickle. I never took the fuel lines loose, did the job many times, but my hands looked like hamburger when I was done.

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