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How do i change spark plugs on a ford escort sport

How do i change spark plugs on a 1998 ford escort sport ??

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Start from the left hand side of the engine as you are facing it, take one out at a time this way you will not mix up the HT leads ok.
Take the lead off number one plug and unscrew the old plug anticlockwise with a socket that fits the sparkplug, once you have done that put the new one in and tighten up clockwise and put the lead back on and push down so you hear a click but do not tighten up to tight or you weill damage the treads on the plug. Just enough so you feel the pressure on the racket. then do the same with all of them.

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Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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IT WILL CRANK BUT WONT START,,,, 98 FORD ESCORT,,,REPLACED FULE PUMT,,,HAS A LITE SPARK FROM QUOIL


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Change the spark plugs


there are 4 large wires at the front of the engine on the cylinder head, carefully remove them by twisting the rubber boots back and forth until they come off, under those are the spark plugs, u will need a 3/8" ratchet and a short socket extension with a 5/8" spark plug socket on it, put the socket over the plugs and remove them reinstall in reverse order, 10 minute job on an escort.

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