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Spark plugs how is the best way to change the rear spark plugs?

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The best way is from under the vehicle on a lift, or you can jack up the vehicle and support it with jack stands. You can access the spark plugs between the fire wall and motor from under the vehicle..

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I got some from top and some from underneath, I didn't take apart anything.

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The "standard" way to change the rear spark plugs is to remove the upper intake plenum on both the 3.3 & 3.8 litre engines. Once the plenum is removed, the plugs and wires are extremely accessable from within the engine compartment. When reinstalling the upper plenum, be sure to use a new gasket kit - Fel Pro #MS94566, available from local auto parts stores. Home mechanics should be able to perform this task. Double check all hose and electrical connections before starting vehicle.

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