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I have a 2005 nissan sentra and back in november i had the thermostat and the head gasket replaced. then i was told a spark plug was broken and that as soon as that is fixed the check engine light would shut off and the puttering would stop...is that true. if so how do i change the spark plugs

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I would recomend buying a chiltons manual for your car at your local auto parts store. If you are willing to work on your own vehicle it is definitly worth the price

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