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Sparkplug by steering shaft

I cant remove the sparkplug by the steering shaft when giving my blazer a tuneup. I tried everything,short of removing the shaft.

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Slide the orange boot on the steering shaft downward there is a flat area on the steering shaft turn the steering wheel so the flat is on the bottom. Remove your left front tire to get too the spark plug, there is a flap just lift it and you can get to the plug. You may need a swivel socket, but it can be done with a hex head socket. Loosen plug a few turns then you can use a hose (vacuum) to tightly fit over the pocilen then remove plug. Reverse procedure to install. Another possibility is to snap the porcilen off easer to remove plug base. Its still not an easy job. You need perseverance!

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Find a tool man and get the rght tool.

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