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Have a 98 Rav4, can I get to the rear welch plugs if I remove the intake manifold?

Need to replace a rear welch plug.

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SOURCE: 2001 mazda tribute spark plug change

can 't you remove the coils insted of the intake ? It is much easier.

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SOURCE: changing spark plugs 2003 Impala 3.4 eng. i.e. removing and reinstalling upper intake manifold

I have a 2003 chevy Impala and it's not so difficult. Try using a small ratchet that fits in the palm of your hand, I can't remember what it is called. To install the plugs use an extension and put a couple of the card board pieces from one of the spark plug boxes in between the new spark plug and the spark plug puller socket, this will hold the new plug in place while you work with the extension. When screwing in the plug you will have to go by feel so move the extension back and forth like a light jiggle while turning to avoid cross threading the plug. After the plug is tightened attach the ratchet and slightly torque into place.

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SOURCE: changing rear spark plugs

yes you have to take your front motor mount out and come along the motor forward you do not need to take the intake off

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SOURCE: Changing sparkplugs on a 2006 Ford Taurus

The intake manifold is very easy to pull off this vehicle, i strongly recommend replacing the intake gasket when doing so. Cannot find aftermarket repair manual however you can get a ford one of ebay hope this helps

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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