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I have a 2000 town car-4.6 V-8. Coil on plug engine.I need tom replace the spark plugs and the fuel rail appears to need removal to do this job.Is that true and do I need to remove it- and how?

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No you dont have to remove the rail its hard to get to but youll need a 8 mm swivlle socket 1/4 drive and short and long extension extension

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A repair manual will show u--plugs today last 100 000--so if its runnin fine doit when u have to--a book will show all the other maintenance more impoetant

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