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And if you have removed the hot air hoses on the left side to get to the ignition cables, then it is still difficult, because most spark plug wrenches doesn’t fit well for all six cylinders. Spark plug sockets are a problem because they are too short or too long and if you want to use an extension, then that too is either too short or too long. I’ve tried so many different ones and I finally found a spark plug wrench, which is perfect for all 6 cylinders and very easy to use. The length is easily changeable to loosen, unscrew, pull out, reinsert and screw in. This is the one:
20.8mm – 3/8″ Drive, adjustable length
3 adjustment options in terms of length
Longest adjustment of the Hazet 2505-2 spark plug wrench
On the right side, the ignition cables and thus spark plugs are easily accessible. It’s a bit harder on the left side. First, the two air hoses on the left side, respectively the driver’s side have to be removed. To do this, loosen the two hose clamps and push the two air hoses aside until the ignition cables on the left side can be reached. Then remove the respective ignition cables and then remove the spark plugs by turning the spark plugs with the spark plug wrench counterclockwise to loosen. Then put the new spark plugs back in with the spark plug wrench. Hand-tighten and put the wires back on until the click sound is heard. Then re-attach the air hoses and tighten the hose clamps.