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Need to change spark plugs and fuel filter

I have a 2004 Cavalier but no manual. Need instructions on how to change spark plugs and fuel filter

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  • The Cuban May 16, 2008

    Could someone help me out?

  • WELDON11031 Jul 06, 2008

    IAM TRYING TO LOCATE WERE THE PLUGS ARE?

  • Vanessa Woodyard Jul 26, 2008

    have changed the spark plugs but can not get the boots to fit back down on the new plugs that have been put in.

  • Vanessa Woodyard Jul 26, 2008

    have changed the spark plugs in my 2004 cavalier...but can not get the boots to fit back down on the new plugs...please help me..

  • bllym Aug 20, 2008

    where is the fuel filter located

  • edpkmarine Jan 31, 2009

    I believe i have the same problem. Car started this morning but now it will turn over but not fire. I am not sure where the spark plugs are to even check for spark.

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What motor is in the 04 Cavalier? If it’s the Eco Tech 4, you need to remove the black cover on top of the engine to access the plugs. Once you remove this cover you will see the coils and the wires for the plug are attached to this cover. Gently remove the plug wires and disconnect the electrical connector from the coils. Set this assembly aside. Using an extension and the correct size spark plug socket. Remove the plugs. With the new plugs check and verify the gap is correct prior to installing the new plugs. One the correct cap has been set, install the new plugs. It is recommend to use a piece of vacuum hose to start the threads on the plugs as to not cross thread the new plugs. One the plugs threads are started use your wrench to tighten the plugs. Do not over tighten as you can strip out the threads. Then reinstall the wires and connect up the coils, reinstall the cover and start the engine. Make sure there is no check engine light and the motor is running correctly.

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To change the plugs you could youse a long socket and extension bar and to get the boots back on get a little washing up liquid on ur finger and rub just round the inside of them but dont use alot. once there back on leave for a while to let it dry a little.

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