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Needs a tune up but can't get plugs out at the firewall.

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You have to tilt the engine towards the radiator to gain access. Just get a nylon ratcheting strap like you use for holding down luggage. Remove the wishbone style engine torque mount and install the strap, pulling very hard for maximum clearance to the rear plugs. I would highly recommend Bosch double platinum plugs so you won't have to go through this workout for another 100 thousand miles. It isn't easy even with the engine tilted so be patient but that's how it's done.

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Try removing the air filter and air box on the driver side. Then see if you can reach the back side plugs out.

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