I have tried an easy out, heat, penatrating fluid. I brought it in to have it repaired they said They would have to remove the head and have it drilled out. It would cost about $1000.00. Any sugestions for removal.
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Re: broke off spark plug
A REALLY good engine mechanic can get the plug out, without removing the head; but he REALLY needs to be a really good tech.
What he needs to do is drill out the old plug, increase the size of the spark plug thread hole, and the insert as "heli-coil" to remake the original threads up. The rub here is that when he drills tout the old plug, metal particles will get into the piston area... Only a really good tech can bypass this. If you can't find a guy, the head will have to be pulled.
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It could be difficult if it is rusted/seized in place, which is very likely as with any nuts or boltson an exhaust system due to repeated heating and cooling as well as road salts. Try some penatrating fluid (MOVIT is great), spray it on and leave it over night. I have had to heat up sensors with an oxy acetalene torch to remove them.(being very careful not to damage the threads or exhaust pipe) Remove the electrical connection and use a 6 point socket. "Rock" the sensor back and forth to loosen it. When you do put the new sensor in - use an anti-seize compound on the treads to make it easier next time.
You might have already knocked a foreign object into your cylinder. I know it's a lot of work and I'm sorry to say it, but you really should pull that head off. Even if you succeed in removing the ez out and spark plug remains, you may have fine metal shavings in your cylinder.
if it turns over and wont start,could be a few things start with putting some starter fluid in throttle body that will tell you if its not getting gas if it starts. you can pull a spark plug and stick plug on the plug wire and have someone crank it you should see spark iv seen a lot of worn out spark plugs these should be changed every 30000 miles if the plug gap is to big itll never start. and lastly the timming belt could be broke pull back the cover and look at it good luck hope u aint outside
1] place block of wood over area where plug broke off and turn egine over to remove the electrode from the plug.
2} get an easy out or a right hand drill bit if you are using a drill bit dip it in wheel bearing greese to pick up debris.
3] keep the drill bit centre and stright.
4}finally good luck
5} if you have welder weld a nut on the end on the inside and remove quickly. while still hot.
i have run into this problem already at my shop , what we did is make a
special tool ,it was kind of hand , it basically was a rod with a easy
out welded to the tip of the rod . it took about 15 min to come up with
the idea ,and 5 min to get the broken tip out
honestly fords have been notoreous for there not so well built heads. I would try to lubricate it with a penatrating oil (one that foams works better than wd40) and give it your best shot otherwise find someone who is selling the same head. Also note to put on some anti seize stuff to prevent it from happening again.