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Are the spark plugs under the top of the motor on my lincpln ls, and if so will i need a gasket to put back on when i change them

2001 Lincoln ls with the 6 cylinder

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The coils act as the gasket but the valve covers can leak oil into the chamber for the sparkplugs and give driveability problems. there are gaskets for the valve covers that can correct this if you have oil in there. yes thye sparkplugs are in those recesses

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Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Lincoln LS misfire on cylinder 6.

A bad coil pack can foul out the spark plugs. I have also been told the computer might need to be reset for around $100. You must use Motorcraft OE plugs for this car to run at its best is what my mechanic told me.

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sorry no diagram but rather simple on either side of the engine there are plastic covers in the middle of the valve cover take that off to expose the coil packs disconnect them and the spark plugs are right there in the well i beleave a 5/8 deep well socket and a couple extentions and u should be good

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SOURCE: how do i change spark plugs on a 2001 lincoln ls

easier said than done.
driver side is staight forward.
remove coil packs from blugs, then remove plugs.
passenger side needs intake removed to gain access to plugs

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