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Broken Spark plug Leads

Postby bludgerswife » Mon May 12, 2008 12:55 am

We are doing up a Feroza for our eldest daughter, we've done a bit to it so far but we've come across a problem with the motor.

The spark plug leads have broken off and the caps are stuck on the top of the plugs, it's not an easy job trying to get them out without taking the motor out, the cylinders where the plugs sit are quite deep so they are hard to reach and can't get pliers in the cylinders and a screw driver just doesn't get the job done either.

Any suggestions or is there a special tool we can get a hold of to get the caps out?
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Postby Cammo » Mon May 12, 2008 1:06 am

At one o'clock in the morn'n the only thing I can think of is get a long thin flat blade screw driver and break up the remaining plug lead,
then blow it out with compressed air. :roll:

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Postby bludgerswife » Mon May 12, 2008 4:09 pm

Thanks Cammo, it seems to be working, he's got 2 out [bigthumbsup]

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Postby bludgerswife » Mon May 12, 2008 4:37 pm

Wooohooo they're all out [peace]
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Postby firey69 » Tue May 27, 2008 7:07 pm

just for future reference you can buy a tool to do it i have one myself think it cost me 35 bucks its just like a set of super long pliers that grip round the plug boot you just twist and pull their ace
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Postby Cammo » Tue May 27, 2008 8:14 pm

they are a great tool, but in this case the spark plugs are sunk into the head (multi valve setup)
If the leads are brittle from the inclosed heat they WILL break.
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