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The littel rubber boot at the end of the spark plug wire is stuck on top of the spark plug so how would i go about getting it off so i can take the spark plug out?

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Use needle nose pliers and make sure you are gripping the connector inside the boot,that clips to the spark plug and twist and turn,and pull at the same time.If the plug boot ,and wire tears up,replace the plug wires,they are bad anyway,if they are sicking to the spark plug.

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Spray some wd-40 or other lubricant in the hole where the wire was in. Use long nose pliers and dry to turn the boot. once it turns it will come out.

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