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Spark plugs and wires

Recently changed out plugs and plug wires. now truck acts like it wants to stall and skip. is there something that i have to reset?

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    i have the same truck and it did the same thing so i replaced the plugs and still the same so i replaced fuel filter and now is ok no more problems ***** [email protected]



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When you replaced the plugs, are you sure that they were gapped properly? If not, double check that and also whether they seated properly- also put anti-seize compound on the threads in case you failed to the first time. Also check the fit of the plug wires to make sure they attach to the plug properly. When you pull them off you should hear a little popping sound. If the vehicle doesn't idle smoothly, you will need to confirm that you have not put the wrong wire on th wrong plug. Make sure you remove one plug and one wire at a time to avoid this. Check the fit of the plug wire at the distributer end as well.

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