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I have a Rav 4 2002 spending too much gas too quick even without using the AC, what do you recommend?

I even replaced the spark plugs with the recommended ones and nothing. I have not replaced the spark plug wires, what else can i do?

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please don't mark my answer as inapropiate my jaguar is a 1993 and have the spark plugs on top center of valve cover and i do recomend ngk they are one of the best out there
if can't find spark plug let me know and i will find that info for you.

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if there is any recommended parts to use on your car the owners manual will tell you. As for the spark plugs when you buy them they come pre-gapped. 9.9 times out of ten you dont need to change them. if you tell someone at the auto parts store the type of car you have they will supply you with the right wires or if you are ordering them online there should be a place on the website that makes you choose your vehicle before you can order anything. Unless you are driving a rare or vintage vehicle you should be fine with anything you get from the auto parts store. If you want to check the plug gap look for a little white sticker under the hood, it will tell you your motor size and some other information.usually plug gap is at or near the bottom of this sticker.
This all should help you but let me know if you need more help.

P.S. if you have alluminum heads(most do) you will want to change your plugs when the motor is cool. this will help keep the plugs from cross-threading and causing major head damage and repair bills Good luck!!!

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Use napa parts,including ngk spark plugs.

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