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Changing sparks plugs/pcv valve location

Would like to attempt minor tune up to help save on gas. college sudent a hands on type of person

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  • Willswe3 Jul 01, 2008

    also location of spark plugs

  • Willswe3 Jul 01, 2008

    nissan/maxima 2000 6cyl 3.0 gxe

  • Adam Truesdale May 11, 2010

    what kind and year of car? what size motor? cars from 20 years ago are nothing like cars from 10 years and the new ones are even more complicated

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Remove the upper intake and below the upper intake your see where your plug wires go into the valve cover. Remove the plugs and replace them.

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dist cap & rotor, on some vehicles,some
have ignition wires that last 15 years &
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