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How do you remove the spark plug boots on a 2000 Alero (2.4L)

I saw some links describing how to remove the cover plate on the Alero to get to the spark plugs. I did that without issue, but I can't seem to get the spark plug boots off. There is a plasic housing at the base that looks to hold the boot in place. I twisted the housing to free the tabs on the boot, but when I pul on the boot it still does not seem to be coming off.

Is there a special tool or trick for this step?

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All i did to remove the plug boots is used a long pair of needle nose pliers. Just be careful not to damage the boot. I recommend a twist and up and down movement when pulling and it will pop off. Dont forget to put some plug lube on when you replace the boots on the plugs

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