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I stripped out the hex type screw/bolt for securing the spark plug wires on my Chrysler 2003 300 M Special. Do you know how I can get a replacement hex type screw? Do you know the part number?

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SOURCE: 1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC spark plugs and wires

A pair of decent long handled pliers/plug boot remover are recommended. apart from that, maybe some swivel pieces for the plug socket to get at funny angles.

recommend you:
- buy decent wires & plugs.

-put a dab of silicone on every wire boot to ensure easy fitting.

-Be verycareful when tightening the plugs so as not to crook the socket and crack the porcelain on the plug.

-Plugs should have a dab of copper grease or similar on the threads

-Plugs do not nee to be super tight, they have a compression washer at the base of the threads or a tapered thread fit that seals them well. only tighten them with a short length 3/8 ratchet not a big 1/2 inch - you'll strip the thread and regret that forever.

-Always make sure the wires dont touch the exhaust manifold and make them look like you just bought the vehicle, nice and straight and in tidy rows. You'll need a flat screwdriver, short, to undo enclosed plug wire harness mountings. be patient, they do unfasten ok once you suss em out.

-plugs are usually already correctly gapped. check them. gap can be check with Autozone or where u get the plugs from.Note the gap may be brand dependant - bosch platinum take a different gap to cheapo champions....

Hope you get a good job done
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SOURCE: spark plug bolt stripped

you will need a self tapper so you can rethread the hole so your spark plug will not be loose go to your local parts store for the self tapper

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if you already removed the bolts that attach it to the spindle then you need a bigger hammer

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SOURCE: oil in 1 1997 chrysler lhs spark plug tube

although I am not familiar with this particular engine my son's Mazda Miata had oil in the plug holes and it only required a new valve cover gasket to fix it.

Posted on Oct 18, 2009

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