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Tips on changing plug wire

I am having a misfire on #4 cylinder. I changed all the plugs and wires last year but I could not get to the passenger rear wire (#4) so i just changed the plug and not the wire on this cylinder. I now have a misfire on #4 so I am assuming it is the wire. Any tips on the best way to get this wire unclamped and removed? I am having a hard time getting anything down to the wire clamp to release it.
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  • Tina Campbell Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem but I have changed the plugs and wires. What else can I try

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Twist back and forth while yanking then i would also suggest that you give it a complete tune up. Change the cylanoid because that might be the reason for the misfiring also

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