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SPARK PLUG REMOVAL

I have a 2007 chevy k1500 5.3L V8 I want to replace the plugs with pulstar plugs i am having a problem with removing the wires. is there a trick to it or a special tool.
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First off replacing plugs with pulstars will cause engine codes. look at my past solutions had a person with a vette had these and setting codes replaced with factory and problem fixed. as far as getting wires off just have to twist them i use a set of wire puller pliers

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