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I just bought a 2001 chevy silverado 1500,when the spark plug wires are detached, are the heat shields are suppose to come off as well? Do you have any websites that may help me?

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The heat shields that are on the plug wires do come off with the wires.

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hi im wes
the sleeve is a heat shield it keeps the manifold from baking the boot if you leave it off it will still work for a while it will however fail much earlier than if you put it back on hope this helps
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