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Old 02-09-2007, 12:29 AM   #1
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How do you remove them? I ran a search, but there'* nothing that specifically pertains to the removal of these shields. They're on the back plug boots well hidden from view.
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remove the spark plug wire and they come right off
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What would happen if I was to yank on the boot and the shield at the same time?
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They might come off as one and you might break the wire.

It'* a 50/50 chance. Grab the boot and twist, to break the seal, then remove them.
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OK. . . so is the shield attached to the boot or the spark plug itself?
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The boot.
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Neither, Mac. The shield slides over the boot to protect it from the heat. The spark plug end of it is smaller than the other end, so you can not slide it up and off.
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The spark plug end of it is smaller than the other end, so you can not slide it up and off.
That means it'* got to come off with the boot.
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