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This car was taken to the repair shop for a tune up It drove in and had to be towed home the lady says that maybe the wires were crossed where should I start? and what size is the star tool needed to remove the access panel to get to the spark plugs?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Why don't you take it back to the ones who broke it in the 1st place??

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You need torx 30 or 35, and most likely they just forgot to connect some cables bak, otherwise the car would be bakfiring, with crossed cables.

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