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The best way is to replace one wire at a time. Grab each wire boot and twist back and forth to break loose the sealing to the plug, and pull off. When reinstalling, make sure that all wires are seated in the ditributor cap, they can be a little tough to get seated properly.

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  1. Disconnect the spark plug wire at each spark plug.
    • Twist each spark plug 1/2 turn.
    • Pull only on the boot in order to remove the wire from each spark plug.
  1. Disconnect the spark plug wire from the ignition coil.
    • Twist each spark plug boot 1/2 turn.
    • Pull only on the boot in order to remove the wires from the ignition coil
  • Install the spark plug wires at the ignition coil.
  • Install the spark plug wire to each spark plug.
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      • Locate the spark plug cables along the top or the sides of the engine, depending on CR-V model. Once the engine cools, use the trim panel tool to twist the spark plug wire at the wire's boot, which is the larger rubber portion located on top of the spark plug.
      • 2Pull back on the spark plug wire to remove it from the spark plug.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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