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If you follow the plug wires from the coils, the plugs are under each boot.

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I need to locate the number 4 spark plug wire to replace the spark plug can you tell me how to locate this wire on a 05 ford expedition

Your vehicle doesn't have spark plug wires . Has coil on plug ignition system . Eight individual coils sitting right on top of the spark plugs . An the spark plugs have the tendency to break in the cylinder head . Does your ford have the 5.4 L 3 valve engine . Your best bet is to take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop that has the tool to take the broken spark plug out off the cylinder head. Ford 4 6L 5 4L 3V Spark Plug Removal Watch this ford tech .

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Removal and installing spark plugs properly.

When I went into the local auto parts store, I asked the clerk about a specific spark plug. The clerk gave me the info, and then continued to tell me how the owner of the pick up truck in the parking lot had just bought a set of eight plugs and then when he removed the plugs from the engine, all eight of the spark plug access threads in the engine were stripped.
PROBLEM: the engine was hot when the owner removed the plugs.
SOLUTION: Always wait several hours (depending upon the outside air temperature) BEFORE removing spark plugs. ALSO, there is a gel available for coating the spark plug threads before installing them in the engine specifically for preventing spark plugs from freezing or adhering to the threads in the cylinder heads. Since spark plugs last so much longer now than they did in the past, they may remain in the engine as long as 50,000 miles. This gel is one method, in addition to cooling the engine from 5 to 8 hours to prevent stripping the threads in the cylinder heads.

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How to replace freeze plug on 1998 dodge ram pickup

Use your crescent wrench to disconnect the positive and negative battery cables. Be careful not to touch both battery posts together with your wrench, as this will damage the battery and possibly harm you.

Use your spark plug socket to gently grab the insulated end of the spark plug wire; pull it away from the tip of the plug. The spark plug socket looks like a regular set of pliers, except that the jaws have rubber inserts to grip the insulation without damaging it. The plug wire itself looks like a 15-gauge wire with a rubber boot on each end: One end is connected to the spark plug present in each of the eight cylinders, while the other end is connected to a coil pack terminal, usually located on the right rear side of the engine compartment. The coil pack is a square, black, solid-state component that has eight terminals for each of the eight plug wires.

Use your spark plug socket to gently pull the coil pack end of the plug wire away from the terminal. Repeat the last two steps until all eight wires are removed.

Consult the service manual for your vehicle's year model and determine the exact firing order. You will need to connect each new wire to the numbered coil pack terminal and the corresponding engine cylinder. Failure to replace the wires in the right order will result in failure of engine operation.

Use your crescent wrench to reconnect the battery cables (black wire to black terminal, red wires to red terminal).

Start the vehicle and make sure it is running smoothly. If you hear misfiring in the engine, use the spark plug wrench to make sure all the connections are properly seated. If the condition continues, you will need to further diagnose the electrical system.

Jul 15, 2012 | 1998 Dodge Ram

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How to change the spark plugs on the 3.0

1. Pull the hood release lever located under the dashboard.

2. Walk around to the front of the car, reach under the hood, find the latch and squeeze it. Open the hood.

3. Find the spark plugs, located in a row along one side of the engine (on an in-line four-cylinder engine) and attached to thick wires, called spark plug wires. Cars with V-shaped engines (which can have four, six or eight cylinders) will have spark plugs and spark plug wires on both sides of the engine.

4. Change one spark plug at a time, always putting the plug wire back on before changing the next spark plug.

5. Pull off one spark plug wire where it attaches to the plug. There is a little rubber boot at the plug end of the wire; pull on this part. Pulling higher up on the wire can damage the spark plug wire and cause it to separate.

6. Blow or wipe away any dirt or debris around the spark plug. You do not want anything to fall into the cylinder while the spark plug is out.

7. With the spark plug socket and a ratchet, remove the spark plug by turning it in a counterclockwise direction. You may need an extension for your ratchet if the spark plugs are deep-set or not directly accessible. Ratchets with flexible heads are especially helpful for hard-to-reach spark plugs.

8. Check the spark plug to make sure it needs replacing. A good spark plug should be lightly coated with greyish brown deposits. If heavy deposits are present, if the spark plug is black or if the electrode or core nose are damaged, the plug needs to be replaced.

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I cant find spark plugs

I am writing you the method on how to change sparkplugs, you may now have an idea where spark plug is loacted.

The Ford Expedition uses eight spark plugs to accommodateits eight-cylinder engine. Replacing the spark plugs every 75,000 miles is animportant part of overall vehicle maintenance. 1. Disconnectthe negative (black) battery cable from the battery terminal. Remove thewiring harnesses from the spark plug coils. There will be four on each side ofthe engine block, which you can remove by simply pulling them out of the sparkplug coils. 2. Unscrew the 7mm bolt from each of the spark plug coils usinga socket wrench and 7mm socket. 3. Pull each spark plug coil out of the engine block. Pull themout slowly, being careful not to damage or tear the coils. 4. Use a socket wrench and spark plug socket to unscrew eachspark plug from the engine block. Once you remove these, discard them. 5. Place the new spark plugs into the engine block and tightenthem using the socket wrench and spark plug socket. 6. Slide the spark plug coils back into the engine block. 7. Bolt the spark plug coils back into place using a socketwrench and 7mm socket. 8. Reattachthe wiring harnesses to the spark plug coils. 9 . Connect the negative battery cable to the negative batteryterminal.

Nov 25, 2010 | 2003 Ford Expedition

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Where are the spark plugs at

If you look at the motor you will see some wires running down to the side of the motor or on the top side of the motor. There should be six or eight (six or eight cylinder, one wire for each cylinder), these are the sparkplug wires going to the sparkplug. There is a black rubber boot covering the spark plugs so you can't see the plugs but if you pull the cover back with your finger you can see the spark plugs. Don't do this when the motor is hot or running. The black rubber boot keeps water and dirt off the spark plug.

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How do I replace the spark plugs in a 2003 Ford Explorer Limited (4.6L V8) and should I replace the coils at the same time?

Hello. Since you did not indicate the total miles on the vehicle I can not speak to the coils. Just replace the spark plugs. There are eight of them and then are located at the end of each of the spark plug wires on the topside of the engine under the hood. Joe

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Where are the spark plugs located on a 2000 Mercury grand Marquis?

There are eight COPs (coil-on-plugs) to remove. Using a 7mm or 9/32" socket, remove each bolt securing each COP to the intake manifold on top of the engine. Remove all eight COPs, and the spark plugs are underneath. When replacing the spark plugs, use only the proper Ford/Motorcraft plugs, even if they cost twice as much as the aftermarket ones. You will avoid further headaches this way. Hope this helps.

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What are the numbers on a distributing cap

engines have a fireing order for each piston like 18436572 for an eight cylinder the distributer cap will have eight spark plug wire connections starting with number one connect plug wire to number one cylinder then moveing clockwise around the capconnect plug wire to the number eight cylinder untill all wires are connected in order to the right cylinder

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Can't locate spark plugs

ook on the top of engine u will see eight individual ignition coils with connectors going to them, they are held over the plug with a single 8mm machine screw, they are a nightmare to remove and replace the plugs under them. here is a picture of a coil so u know what to lok for.

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